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The good practice guide for support workers and personal assistants working with disabled people with communication impairments

ABEL Pru, et al
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Many disabled people have communication impairments and this has particular implications for helping them to go about their daily lives. This booklet is aimed at personal assistants and support workers who are assisting people with communication impairments and it focuses on just one part of the assistance that is provided, help with communication. The guide: shows how communication is a human right; shares the experience of being a user of personal assistance who also has a communication impairment; shares the experience of being a personal assistant or support worker, working with someone with a communication impairment; offers practical advice from both the point of view of the disabled person and that of the personal assistant/support worker; and also lists the resources available to those working with this group of people

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