This paper will analyze the barriers that will not allow a person who struggles with the above mentioned health conditions to enjoy a full social life, taking into consideration different aspects.
To begin with, one should point out that in terms of finances, taking care of a person who was diagnosed with Down’s syndrome may be rather difficult. Thus, this person is in need of a considerable amount of attention and if a family is not able to provide it, they are likely to hire a person which will surely become a significant article of expenditure. What is more important is that such a person might be able to consume only a certain kind of products; so a family will need to have they available all the time (Fish 2008, p. 370). Finally, people with Down’s syndrome might cause damage to the property and since the owners will not be able to find them responsible, they will have to restore the damage themselves which sometimes can be rather costly. Speaking of the barriers in social life of a person who struggles with autism in terms of finances, one should point out that such an individual might need special objects that will not harm one; as a result, the family will need to purchase special items, for example safe cutlery, in order to make sure that the above mentioned person will not be harmed accidentally (Gordon & Reverand 2013, p. 256). Food and medication comprise another article of expenditure which may be rather costly depending on the specific kind of disorder. Keeping in mind that such a person is not likely to earn any money, the financial burden becomes apparent.
It must be noted that the contemporary legislation pays a considerable amount of attention towards people who suffer from different health disorders and reserves a special place for them in the society. For example, as for those individuals who were diagnosed with Down’s syndrome,