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Making A Splash / by Rosemary Scully.

By: Scully, Rosemary, 1950-.
Publisher: [Dunedin] : Rosemary Scully, 2018Copyright date: 2018Description: 90 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473429126.Subject(s): Scully, Rosemary, 1950- | People First | IHC New Zealand Incorporated | INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | SELF ADVOCACY | HUMAN RIGHTS | COMMUNITY INTEGRATION | CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES | AUTOBIOGRAPHY | NEW ZEALANDSummary: "Following the international movement, disability rights in New Zealand began to gain momentum in the early 1980s. At the forfront was Rosemary Scully, founding member of the self-advocacy group, People First, and a committed spokesperson for people with learning/intellectual disabilities. Now retired, Rosemary has set out to make sure what she has learned in more than three decades of self-advocacy is not lost. 'Makinf a Splash' documents Rosemary's personal experience of being an activist at a time of rapidly changing attitudes and perceptions, leading to a major political and social change. This is an important book for self-advocates, academics, researchers and anyone who wants to better understand what lies at the very heart of disability rights." - BOOK JACKET
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"Following the international movement, disability rights in New Zealand began to gain momentum in the early 1980s. At the forfront was Rosemary Scully, founding member of the self-advocacy group, People First, and a committed spokesperson for people with learning/intellectual disabilities. Now retired, Rosemary has set out to make sure what she has learned in more than three decades of self-advocacy is not lost. 'Makinf a Splash' documents Rosemary's personal experience of being an activist at a time of rapidly changing attitudes and perceptions, leading to a major political and social change. This is an important book for self-advocates, academics, researchers and anyone who wants to better understand what lies at the very heart of disability rights." - BOOK JACKET

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