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Art Therapy for Differing Abilities: Self-Advocacy in Communities-of-Care


Art Therapy for Differing Abilities: Self-Advocacy in Communities-of-Care

Bagan, Rebecca Jillian (2019) Art Therapy for Differing Abilities: Self-Advocacy in Communities-of-Care. [Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)] (Unpublished)

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This research seeks to answer the question: How can art therapists help people with differing abilities self-advocate within their communities-of-care? People with disabilities are often cast aside or ostracized by their communities because of their socially perceived deficits. There has been a strong social justice movement towards viewing disability as a diversity issue instead of a problem-oriented medical issue. A bibliographical qualitative research design was used to collect, analyze, and integrate critical disability theory and art therapy to answer the research question. This research provides a variety of suggestions, ethical concerns to consider, and recommendations for art therapists working with people with disabilities.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Fine Arts > Creative Arts Therapies
Item Type:Graduate Projects (Non-thesis)
Authors:Bagan, Rebecca Jillian
Institution:Concordia University
Degree Name:M.A.
Program:Creative Arts Therapies (Art Therapy Option)
Date:September 2019
Keywords:Art Therapy, Creative Therapies, Disability, Self-Advocacy, Communities-of-Care, Differing Abilities, Ableism, Social Model, Intersectionality, Accessibility, Invisible Disability, Social Action Art Therapy, Autonomy
ID Code:985825
Deposited By: Rebecca Bagan
Deposited On:13 Sep 2019 18:27
Last Modified:13 Sep 2019 18:27


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