Leisure activities, friendships, and quality of life of persons with intellectual disability: foster homes vs community residential settings.

@article{Duvdevany2004LeisureAF,
  title={Leisure activities, friendships, and quality of life of persons with intellectual disability: foster homes vs community residential settings.},
  author={Ilana Duvdevany and Efrat Arar},
  journal={International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de readaptation},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={289-96}
}
Living in the community does not, in itself, guarantee social integration and inclusion for persons with intellectual disability. Friendships and leisure participation can indicate the beginning of such a process and their impact on quality of life. The present study investigated the quality of life, friendships and leisure activities of persons with intellectual disability who live in community settings or in foster families. Three hypotheses were examined: 1. Persons with intellectual… CONTINUE READING

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