Dorosłe osoby z niepełnosprawnością intelektualną - (nie)możliwe zmiany w ich sytuacji rodzinnej

Iwona Myśliwczyk


Adult people with intellectual disabilities – (im)possible changes within family situation

Adulthood of people with intellectual disability persistently remains the area of polemics. The article attempts to answer how adult people with intellectual disabilities, who have been living in their family homes, describe adulthood. Their narratives revealed the families sometimes restrict to facilitate a successful passage into adulthood and establishing autonomy. Parents are often unaware their adult children, if not allowed the transition into adulthood, remain condemned to live their live in institutions or experience loneliness among able – bodied.

Słowa kluczowe: adulthood, intellectual disability, family