Czakó Gabriela, Szalay Anna Lilla : “The two of us, the two of us together...” Exploring the topics of relationships and sexuality – experiences of a participatory research project

This study provides insight into a participatory, qualitative research. Its main topics are romantic relationships and sexuality among people with disabilities. Six adults with intellectual disabilities took part in the research, and they told their stories and told us about their connection to the topic using the PhotoVoice method. The research was conducted by the... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/

Fodor Henriett, Bányai Borbála : Online stories of adults diagnosed with bipolar affective disorder in light of a participatory research

Most of the people living with psychosocial disabilities are “invisible” for the majority; the “barriers” of their existence are not apparent, still, compared to other groups of people with disabilities, people with psychosocial disabilities are mainly treated with negatively by society. It probably can be traced back to these prejudices, that more and more peer... Read more
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Kunt Zsuzsanna : Personal Assistance in the Context of Disability Studies and Cultural Anthropology

This article presents a concise summary of a section of a doctoral dissertation, which is a postmodern, critical, and reflective ethnographic work, positioned on the crossing point of Cultural Anthropology and Disability Studies. It discusses the connections of the two interrelated disciplines, introduces the cultural biographical qualitative research method in action, and the complex experiences... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/FT.en.2021.2.3

Peszeki Dorina : Research to support participatory approach, self – advocacy and easy-to-read communication

The current study presents four ideas that frame an ongoing research program: self-advocacy, the critical analysis of guardianship, participatory research, easy-to-read communication. The research program as a novelty aims contributing to the development of intellectually disabled people’s self-advocacy skills. We implement this by asking them about guardianship. We invited to the research program as a... Read more
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Vida Fanni, Iván Zoltán, Kalányos György : Everyday decisions of persons with intellectual disabilities in supported living services

Our study is a participatory research carried out in cooperation between disabled and nondisabled persons, based on the theoretical context of Disability Studies. The research explores how people with intellectual disabilities can exercise their rights to supported decisions in a supported living arrangement, which is located in Budapest. Results of the semi structured interviews have... Read more
DOI: 10.31287/