A Guide to Consent, 1st Edition

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A Guide to Consent, 1st Edition

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Publication Date

1999

Abstract

This guide discusses a novel approach to the issues of consent and choice experienced by persons with mental retardation. Written byamultidisciplinary group of lawyers, program directors, and educators, the book explores policy, legal, and programmatic implications of topics vital to self-determination.

Contents -Adult guardianship and alternatives -Informed consent for health care -Consent to sexual activity -Consent to residential options -Capacity for and consent to legal representation -Capacity and the courts -Consent to extraordinary interventions -Conclusion

Since 1876, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has been providing worldwide leadership in the field of disabilities. AAIDD is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Also available:

Cross Cultural Perspectives on Quality of Life - ISBN 0940898705 Mental Retardation: Definition, Classification, and Systems of Supports - ISBN 0940898810

AAIDD publishes books for professionals in developmental disability in the areas of:

-Supported living -Definition of intellectual disability -Disability funding -Positive behavior support -Palliative care -Quality of life -Health

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0940898586

Publisher

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A Guide to Consent, 1st Edition

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