Aphasia - A Social Approach by Lesley Jordan (1996-12-31) by Lesley Jordan

By Lesley Jordan

The social version of incapacity emerged from the paintings of the Union of the bodily Impaired opposed to Segregation (UPIAS) who released the basic rules of incapacity in 1976. critical to this have been topics: that it was once the event and services of disabled people who was once an important in constructing a real realizing of the phenomenon of incapacity and that the most difficulties of disabled humans have been externally situated within the disabling boundaries and social regulations that they confronted. construction upon those topics and the inflexible contrast among impair­ ment and incapacity that the basic ideas insisted upon, I extra built the social version because the foundation of extra acceptable specialist perform as a part of my very own paintings in educating incapacity matters to social employees (Oliver, 1983). as a result the social version grew to become the accredited automobile for the promoting and improvement of incapacity equality education (Campbell and Gillespie-Sells, 1991) and the foundation of the collective self-organization of disabled humans right into a robust political flow (Campbell and Oliver, 1996). open air of social paintings, the effect of the social version of incapacity on expert awareness, not to mention perform, has been a little bit limited.

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1978) suggest: 'For many [aphasic people] the car is, or at least could be, a means to feel less dependent, less diminished, and to recover an acceptable social or vocational position' (p. 56). Some people had had to give up driving and therefore relied on other people, such as spouses, friends or volunteers, to drive them, or on hospital transport. Others had come to depend on public transport. Communication difficulties such as comprehension problems might affect someone's fitness to drive. Lebrun et al.

They nevertheless had mobility problems. These were due partly to the inaccessibility of much transport for people with the physical impairments that so frequently follow a stroke. Communication difficulties also played a part. Reduced mobility outside the home might, however, be less directly attributable to either motor or communication impairments. This is well illustrated by 1. , one of Parr's (1995) subjects. 1. C. travelled much less than EVERYDAY AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES before because she had left work and had therefore lost her company car.

The fact that the comparable figure for stroke patients with no speech problems was much lower (13%) suggests that this was due to communication impairment rather than stroke per se. Nearly all the 20 families interviewed by Malone (1969) in a much earlier study said that 'their own social lives had been changed in many ways' , and that 'their friends gradually stopped coming to visit' (p. 148). In many cases it was the families who had discouraged friends and avoided outings, because of their shame and embarrassment at their aphasic relative's conduct.

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