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Disabled Woman Gets to Live Where She Wants

12 Aug 2013Can you imagine your parents deciding where you live and who you can be friends with?

Jenny finally won the right to go live with her friends Kelly and Jim. As you can read in this post: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/world/2013/08/04/11/30/down-syndrome-woman-wins-right-to-live-where-she-wants

I cannot believe that parents can go against their daughters wishes and put her in a group home, then decide who she could and couldnít see.

Do Jennyís parents love her at all or even care about her?

I would be devastated if my parents ever did that to me.

I think itís great that Jenny did not just accept this but she fought for her rights and won!

Living where you want and with whom you want is a fundamental right as an adult regardless of your disability.



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