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SRV in the News: Stripping of Valued Roles

This rather sensational story making the rounds on the internet these past few days is useful for highlighting several SRV-related issues. As Wolfensberger posthumously points out in the latest issue of the SRV journal (December 2011), one devalued class of people may be subjected to the same particular wound. In the case of the article […]

Posted on January 24, 2012 at 10:23 pm by stevetiff · Permalink · 4 Comments
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December 2011 issue of The SRV Journal

The December 2011 issue of The SRV Journal is finished and in the process of being mailed/emailed. If you are not yet a subscriber, you can easily become one on our website. Keep an eye also on our website over the next week or two for PDF copies of the reviews from the December issue as […]

Posted on December 23, 2011 at 3:01 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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December 2010 issue of The SRV Journal is out

The December issue of The SRV Journal is out. The table of contents is as follows: Peer Reviewed Articles R. Barken Intellectual Disabilities & Institutionalization in Nova Scotia Articles W. Wolfensberger Some Further Thoughts on the Limits & Capabilities of Social Role Valorization J. Armstrong What Does Social Role Valorisation Have to Teach Us AboutHow Best […]

Posted on December 22, 2010 at 8:22 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Idea for an article, from Dr. Wolfensberger

In his June 2010 column SRV News & Reviews (in the SRV Journal), Dr. Wolfensberger writes: We suggest that readers give some thought to the difference between saying that somebody “has X” versus that somebody “is X,” as perhaps in “he has autism” versus “he is autistic,” or “she has dyslexia” or “is dyslexic.” “Has” […]

Posted on July 2, 2010 at 1:40 pm by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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June 2010 issue of The SRV Journal is out

We just published the June 2010 issue of The SRV Journal. The table of contents from all past issues, all the book reviews we have published, and select longer articles are available free on our website. You can also subscribe to the Journal right from our site. If you would like a complimentary copy, get […]

Posted on June 24, 2010 at 10:05 am by MTumeinski · Permalink · Leave a comment
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