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Sebeobhajování – síla zdola

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Title in English Self Advocacy – the power from below


Year of publication 2022
Type Chapter of a book
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Faculty of Social Studies

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Description The text provides information on self-advocacy as a specific form of support for people with intellectual disabilities. It answers the question who are self-advocates and what was the historical context of the emergence of self-advocacy in the world and in the Czech Republic. It explains the organisation and activities of self-advocacy groups. It introduces different models of self-advocacy groups in terms of how they were formed, their goals and how they function. Describes the basic rules and features of self-advocacy. It shows, what the groups do and what their themes are. The third part of the chapter presents the effects that the use of the self-advocacy concept brings to group members. The fourth and final part deals with the role of the supporter in a self-advocacy group.
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