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Social Studies: He’s My Brother – Disability, Differences, and Possibility

Individuals with developmental disabilities and their families often endure deficits in social services they receive. He’s My Brother tells the story of a close-knit family impacted by this deficit as they are faced with considering the future wellbeing of eldest sibling, Peter, who was born deafblind. Peter requires intensive daily support, not only to get basic needs met, but to lead a meaningful life. While day programs for adults with disabilities have dwindled in their community, his parents remain dedicated caregivers with help only from their daughter, Christine.

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