Citizen advocacy

the inside view by Ken Simons

Publisher: Norah Fry Research Centre in Bristol

Written in English
Published: Pages: 139 Downloads: 878
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Edition Notes

Supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Statementby Ken Simons.
ContributionsNorah Fry Research Centre., Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 139p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18073881M
ISBN 101874291152

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Citizen Advocacy is the name given to Citizen advocacy book committed relationship between a suitable citizen who provides long-term advocacy to a person with a disability (referred to as a protégé – one who is protected) so that they are no longer entirely alone and unprotected given their relatively powerless circumstances.

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Citizen Advocacy organisations seek to challenge this devaluation by connecting a 'devalued' person with a 'valued' person, prompting the community into valuing the 'devalued' person. It's also expected that the 'valued person' (very often called a Citizen Advocate) will be likely to (and will be encouraged to) stand up for the rights and interests of the other person.

Citizen Advocacy is a means to promote, protect, and defend the welfare and interest of those who have a developmental disability through one on one voluntary commitments. Too often we find that a person with a disability is on their own, with no family, only interacting with staff who are paid to be there, leaving them socially and culturally.

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Advocacy is defined and traditional approaches including institutional practices are reviewed. The individual advocate-protege relationship is seen to be the central feature of the citizen advocacy model serving mentally retarded people in institutions, in.

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