Allies and obstacles : disability activism and parents of children with disabilities / Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch.
By: Carey, Allison C
Contributor(s): Block, Pamela | Scotch, Richard KMaterial type: TextPublisher: 2020Description: 350 pages, 23cmISBN: 9781439916322; 9781439916339Subject(s): Resources for parents | Disability rights and the neurodiversity movement | Intellectual Disability (ID) | Mental health | Community inclusion | Developmental Disabilities (DD) | Controversies
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Intellectual disability and parent activism -- Psychiatric diagnosis, disability, and parent activism -- Autistic identity and parent activism -- Physical disability and parent activism -- Timing, factors affecting the emergence of parent -- Frames and positions within the field of disability activism -- Social movement strategies and public policy -- Narratives of rights -- Parents, children, and advocacy across life transitions -- Conclusion.
"This book explores the tensions between the disability rights groups advocating on behalf of people with intellectual, cognitive, and psychiatric disorders including autism and allied advocacy groups representing parents with children in those communities. These groups diverge over issues like independence and recovery, and in their cultural and political capital"--