from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A living arrangement that maximizes independence and self-determination, especially of disabled persons living in a community instead of in a medical facility.
- n. A social movement asserting that people with disabilities should have the same civil rights and life choices as people without disabilities.
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Such high contentment with such a slight initial performance as that of having started towards a means of independent living was a part of the Durbeyfield temperament.