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Ethics of disability: foundation of the profession of speech-language pathology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22144078     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ethics is a continuous and dynamic decision process that ultimately seeks to render a judgment about the morality of human conduct. A genre of applied ethics, social ethics is concerned with promoting societal morality, specifically ensuring the rights of disenfranchised groups such as people with disabilities. This article will examine concepts of ethical theory and practice and also trace the historical development and evolution of social ethics for disability. In its conclusion, this article will highlight the advocacy role of speech and language professionals to ensure an ethical response to disability.
Authors:
Kay T Payne
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-12-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in speech and language     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1098-9056     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Speech Lang     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405117     Medline TA:  Semin Speech Lang     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  279-88     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© Thieme Medical Publishers.
Affiliation:
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Howard University, Washington, DC.
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