Losoncz Mária, Bogdán Bianka, Cserti-Szauer Csilla, Katona Vanda, Sándor Anikó : Experiences of an Innovative and Inclusive Curriculum Development in Higher Education

In this paper, experiences of a three-year training development project, realised in the Path of Deinstitutionalization – Urgent Moves programme, are presented. The course titled ‘Theory and Practice of Supported Living’ is the outcome of the development, which includes many innovative elements. From these, we highlight the diverse cooperation with national and international higher education... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2018.1.7

Könczei György : Introduction to the Special Issue of the Periodical Hungarian Journal of Disability Studies & Special Education (Fogyatékosság és Társadalom)

"The first Disability Studies research was carried out in Hungary in the course of 1984, in the Cooperative Research Institute – lead by Director Antal Gyenes (member of the Imre Nagy government of 1956). The values it was based on would have qualified it as Disability Studies research. However, not even the researcher called it... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2018.1.1

Könczei György : We Already Know How the ‘Sunny Side’ Works, Let Us Now Try to understand the Effects of the ‘Dark Side’ on the Lives of People with Disabilities (Summary of the Research Plan)

"1. Introduction Younger members of our research group – PhD-students and postdocs – do have a significant cumulative publication list. All of them are members of Disability Studies – DS – (Post)Doctoral Workshop (DSDW) that was founded approx. 5 years ago. The PI started his research on the field of DS exactly 30 years ago.... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2018.1.2

Hernádi Ilona; Kunt Zsuzsanna : ‘Prenatal Screaming’ Decision-Making Following a Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

Within the framework of the OTKA K111917 research entitled ‘From Equal Opportunities to Taygetus?’, we examined, through narrative interviews, how mothers took a decision after learning of the positive Down Syndrome diagnosis of their foetus, and who and what events influenced their decision to go on with their pregnancy or not. In our article, after... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2018.1.4

Katona Vanda; Szücs Marianna : Parenting in the Lives of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

The questions of childbearing and parenting in the life of persons with intellectual disabilities are very marginal both in research and professional practice. Although international guidelines emphasize the total social participation and self-determination of persons with disabilities, protectiveness is more common at a local level in connection with sexuality and childbearing. Parenting capacity involves the... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2018.1.5