Philosophy

20. January 2017 Independent living 0
Philosophy
The Independent Living philosophy postulates that people with disabilities are the best experts on their needs, and therefore they must take the initiative, individually and collectively, in designing and promoting better solutions and must organize themselves for political power. Besides de-professionalization and self-representation, the Independent Living ideology comprises de-medicalization of disability, de-institutionalization and cross-disability (i.e. ...

Health

19. January 2017 Lifestyle 0
Health
A healthy or unhealthy lifestyle will most likely be transmitted across generations. According to the study done by Case et al. (2002), when a 0-3 year old child has a mother who practices a healthy lifestyle, this child will be 27% more likely to become healthy and adopt the same lifestyle.[11] For instance, high income ...

History

18. January 2017 Independent living 0
History
With origins in the U.S. civil rights and consumer movements of the late 1960s, the Independent Living Movement grew out of the Disability Rights Movement, which began in the 1960s. The IL Movement works at replacing the special education and rehabilitation experts’ concepts of integration, normalization and rehabilitation with a new paradigm developed by people ...

Individual identity

14. January 2017 Miss Independent 0
Individual identity
A lifestyle typically reflects an individual’s attitudes, way of life, values, or world view. Therefore, a lifestyle is a means of forging a sense of self and to create cultural symbols that resonate with personal identity. Not all aspects of a lifestyle are voluntary. Surrounding social and technical systems can constrain the lifestyle choices available ...

History of lifestyles studies

11. January 2017 Lifestyle 0
History of lifestyles studies
Three main phases can be identified in the history of lifestyles studies:[10] 1) Lifestyles and social position – Earlier studies on lifestyles focus on the analysis of social structure and of the individuals’ relative positions inside it. Thorstein Veblen, with his ‘emulation’ concept, opens this perspective by asserting that people adopt specific ‘schemes of life’, ...

Centers for Independent Living

27. December 2016 Independent living 0
Centers for Independent Living
In 1972, the first Center for Independent Living was founded by disability activists, led by Ed Roberts, in Berkeley, California. These Centers were created to offer peer support and role modeling, and are run and controlled by persons with disabilities. According to the IL approach, the example of a peer, somebody who has been in ...

Miss Independent

27. December 2016 Miss Independent 0
Miss Independent
“Miss Independent” is a song recorded by American singer Kelly Clarkson for her debut studio album Thankful (2003). Written by Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Rhett Lawrence, and Matt Morris, with Lawrence serving as producer, it was released as the album’s lead single by RCA Records on April 10, 2003. The track was initially intended for Aguilera’s ...

Lifestyle

18. December 2016 Lifestyle 0
Lifestyle
The term lifestyle can denote the interests, opinions, behaviours, and behavioural orientations of an individual, group, or culture.[1][2] The term was originally used by Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler (1870-1937).[3] The term was introduced in the 1950s as a derivative of that of style in modernist art.The term refers to a combination of determining intangible or ...

Independent living

15. December 2016 Miss Independent 0
Independent living
The term lifestyle can denote the interests, opinions, behaviours, and behavioural orientations of an individual, group, or culture. The term was originally used by Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler (1870-1937).[3] The term was introduced in the 1950s as a derivative of that of style in modernist art.[4][clarification needed] The term refers to a combination of determining ...