Symbiosis by Persons with Disabilities: Perspectives from Interviews

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Celia H. Schulz
Gary W. Kielhofner
Vanessa L. Chavero
Miriam G. Guerrero
James M. John
Rubi Rojas Mego
Ashley R. Sanchez

Keywords

Symbiosis, Independence, Interdependence

Abstract

Abstract

            This study reports on an interview perspective on symbiosis by persons with disabilities. A main theme, Elements of Symbiotic Collaboration, emerged from the data, along with several subthemes. Symbioses described by participants are closely related to the concepts of independence and interdependence in the Disability Studies literature.

Keywords: Symbiosis • Independence • Interdependence

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