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Lost In A Desert World
Are they supposed to be serving you? I think that they some­times want to take control. And people are not supposed to be taking in 'trol; staff is not taking in control. If this is supposed to be a movement -- I think that you supposed to be in how to tell them what you want done. And how to do things. And how to tell them, "Get off my back; let me be in charge; let me have in control over my life!"...
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Title: Lost In A Desert World
Creator: Roland Johnson (author)
Date: 1994
Format: Book
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.21-44, 51-78, 98-100
Keywords: Abuse; Activists; Advocacy; African American; Americans With Disabilities Act; Attendants; Autobiography; Canada; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Civil Rights; Cognitive Disability; Crime; Death; Doctors; Economics; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Family; Food; Friendship; George H.W. Bush; Government; Government Agencies; Holidays; Hospitals; Identity; Independent Living; Institutions; Labor; Laws & Regulation; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Neglect; Nursing; Pennhurst State School & Hospital; Pennsylvania; People First; Philadelphia, PA; Politics; Prejudice; Public Health & Welfare; Punishments; Roland Johnson; Schools; Self Help; Social Welfare & Communities; Speaking For Ourselves; Television; The Arc; Toronto, Canada; Work
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: As told to Karl Williams. Used with permission of Karl Williams.

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