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Título: A best practice in education and support services for independent living of intellectually disabled youth and adults in Mexico
Palabras clave: intellectual disability
independent living
best practice
Fecha de publicación: 31-Jul-2012
Editorial: Salud Pública de México
Descripción: This article describes a best practice in the field of intellectual disability, a program for independent living offered by the Center for Integral Training and Development (CADI per its abbreviation in Spanish) for people with intellectual disability in Mexico. A detailed description of an effective program that fosters autonomy, social inclusion and high quality of life in people with intellectual disability is presented. The program encompasses four areas: a) a therapeutic academic area that teaches applied living skills; b) development of social skills; c) development of vocational skills, and d) skills for independent living. The program is divided into three levels: a) initiation to independent living, where clients develop basic abilities for autonomy, b) community integration and social independence, which provides clients with the skills necessary for social inclusion and economic independence, and c) practical and psychological support, which offers counseling for resolving psychological issues and enables subjects to maintain their autonomy.
Other Identifiers: http://www.scielo.org.mx/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0036-36342008000800013
Aparece en las Colecciones:Salud Pública de México

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