The Dilemma between Easing Service Access through a Clear Diagnosis of Disability and Unease in Assigning Labels to People with Disabilities: A Case Study
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youth with disabilities, strengths perspective, foster care transition, self-determination, labeling
This article examines how the dilemma regarding using disability labels to help people with disabilities access services versus promoting consumer self-determination that includes rejecting labels gets played out in a practice situation through looking at a case study of youth with disabilities receiving services from a foster care transition program.
Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics