The general population spends over 90% of their time engaged in meaningful activity, whilst people with a learning disability spend only 33% (without active support).
A new study looks at ‘social’ or ‘non-social’ domestic activities. An activity is deemed to contain social engagement when it involves recognisable speech, signs or gestures to attract or retain the attention of another person… http://bit.ly/cforum91
I am interested to know moe about this post any ideas how this was generated? J
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This particular information was found on the Learning Disabilities Elf Service and can be found here: http://www.nationalelfservice.net/populations-and-settings/quality-of-life/how-can-we-help-people-with-learning-disabilities-engage-more-in-meaningful-activities/
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