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Enhancing the Quality of Life of People with Intellectual DisabilitiesBegging to Live: The Strategy of Survival for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Nigeria

Enhancing the Quality of Life of People with Intellectual Disabilities: Begging to Live: The... [This chapter examines intellectual disability and begging in the Nigerian context. The interface between the two phenomena is considered with a view to understanding the socio-cultural conditions that precipitate begging by people with intellectual disabilities in Nigeria. The chapter concludes by recommending effective policy implementation strategies in the area of education targeted at both parents of people with intellectual disabilities and the person with the disability themselves.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

Enhancing the Quality of Life of People with Intellectual DisabilitiesBegging to Live: The Strategy of Survival for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Nigeria

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Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011
ISBN
978-90-481-9649-4
Pages
173 –180
DOI
10.1007/978-90-481-9650-0_11
Publisher site
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Abstract

[This chapter examines intellectual disability and begging in the Nigerian context. The interface between the two phenomena is considered with a view to understanding the socio-cultural conditions that precipitate begging by people with intellectual disabilities in Nigeria. The chapter concludes by recommending effective policy implementation strategies in the area of education targeted at both parents of people with intellectual disabilities and the person with the disability themselves.]

Published: Aug 5, 2010

Keywords: Intellectual Disability; Education Policy; Disable Child; Safety Valve; Briefing Paper

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