Locating Self-advocacy in Models of Disability: Understanding disability in the support of self-advocates with learning difficulties

  title={Locating Self-advocacy in Models of Disability: Understanding disability in the support of self-advocates with learning difficulties},
  author={Dan Goodley},
  journal={Disability \& Society},
  • D. Goodley
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • Philosophy
  • Disability & Society
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