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MORENO FERGUSSON, María Elisa et al. What does disability mean?. Aquichan [online]. 2006, vol.6, n.1, pp.78-91. ISSN 1657-5997.

The present study is the first stage of an inter-sectoral and multidisciplinary participative action research project known as “Community Participation for Social Inclusion of Disabled People and Their Families,” addressed towards people in disabled situation and their families living at La Balsa, Municipality of Chia (Colombia). The aim of this project is to analyze and to correlate the meanings surrounding disability that have been built up by the people who go through it, their carers and the supporting community networks, as well as to describe solving alternatives for the social inclusion of disabled people from participants’ proposals.

Keywords : Disability; carers; social inclusion..

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