A year ago, Mac got his very own wheelchair. He was so tiny then, only 22 lb. and not strong enough to propel himself for a full day of wheeling. 246 more words
Understanding Mental Retardation: A Resource For Parents, Caregivers, and Counselors written by Patricia Ainsworth in 2004 is a description of problems people with an intellectual disability (ID) go through in each stage of their life from infancy to elderly. 319 more words
Interview with a Caregiver for the Intellectually Disabled
By: Candace Jankowski September 7, 2014
Candace: What is your opinion on person’s with intellectual disabilities on dating? 489 more words
Have you ever seen an intellectually disabled couple out in the community? If you have, you have seen one of very few. Relationships are frowned upon by parents, family members, and even administrators of group homes related to intellectually disabled persons. 665 more words
Excerpted from research conducted by the Canadian Association for Community Living, here are some statistics about the realities of inclusion.
Income, Employment and Security