By Robert J. Flynn, Raymond Lemay
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We recommended things such as sign-language dictionaries and expanded interpreter training to serve deaf people, and more and better Folk High School opportunities for persons who were blind, deaf, physically disabled, or intellectually disabled. , shorter versions of classic and modern literature, in language suited to the needs of intellectually disabled persons). Our proposals were accepted the following year by the Riksdag, the Swedish Parliament, to the surprise and consternation of FUB, which at the time did not consider these matters very important.
This was a better way of talking and dealing with the facts of life of disabled persons, rather than merely comparing systems. I had found that wide variations in national patterns of legislating, implementing laws, delivering services, and establishing regulations were expressions of different administrative cultures. These variations often prevented us from efficiently exchanging experiences, insights, strivings, remedies, aims, or solutions. The reason was that basic meanings and patterns of life, according to which persons with disabilities and their families lived each day, were not communicated in understandable and relevant ways.
My work with this fund over a period of several years gave me a good orientation to developments in the field. A funny thing happened at the first large information meeting held as part of the fund drive. I overheard someone exclaim in a conversation: "And she got so angry that she resigned—the boys wanted to read Hemingway! " It seems that for years, once a week, a nice elderly lady had held Swedish literature readings for young men with cerebral palsy, 19 to 25 years of age, who were living at home or in one of the two hospitals.
A Quarter-Century of Normalization and Social Role Valorization: Evolution and Impact by Robert J. Flynn, Raymond Lemay