Autodeterminación en personas con discapacidad intelectual y del desarrollorevisión del concepto, su importancia y retos emergentes

  1. Eva Vicente Sánchez 1
  2. Cristina Mumbardó-Adam 2
  3. Teresa Coma Roselló 1
  4. Miguel Ángel Verdugo Alonso 3
  5. Climent Giné Giné 2
  1. 1 Universidad de Zaragoza

    Universidad de Zaragoza

    Zaragoza, España


  2. 2 Universitat Ramon Llull

    Universitat Ramon Llull

    Barcelona, España


  3. 3 Universidad de Salamanca

    Universidad de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España


Revista Española de Discapacidad (REDIS)

ISSN: 2340-5104

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 6

Issue: 2

Pages: 7-25

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5569/2340-5104.06.02.01 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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Advances in the conceptualization of intellectual disability and the emergence of self-advocacy movements have undoubtedly influenced constructs such as self-determination. In this study, an update on the way of understanding the construct is presented, as well as its importance on the development of self-determination across contexts of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This state of the issue is as well exemplified with the preliminary results of a study aiming to explore perceptions of self-determination importance for people with disabilities themselves, their families and the professionals who work with them. Even if professionals and families attribute high importance to self-determination, they still face needs and challenges in creating opportunities to foster self-determination in their contexts. The need to deeply explore and answer to these challenges is also discussed.

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