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  • Reflections on the status of citizen advocacy

    This Canadian paper is based on a series of presentations given at events where the development of citizen advocacy was critically examined. It provides an historical reflection and an overview of the major theoretical determinants of advocate-protege pairing.

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  • Citizen Advocacy

    This information sheet describes citizen advocacy, what citizen advocacy is NOT, the role of the Citizen Advocacy office, the goals of citizen advocacy, and who benefits. Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Self Advocacy

    This brief sheet summarises self advocacy and why it is important. Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Self advocacy: A guide to teaching persons with severe disabilities about their basic rights and responsibilities as members of their community

    This American paper is designed to provide a framework for people who wish to assist people who have severe disabilities better understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens. The material is designed to assist teachers incorporate self advocacy training within the context of the person's environment, e. g.

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  • Self Advocacy of N.S.W.: Past, Present and Future

    This booklet describes the importance of self advocacy. It provides examples from within N. S. W. , lists considerations essential to a self advocacy group, and identifies positive outcomes as a result of the self advocacy movement. Keyword: Advocacy

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  • The impact of Citizen Advocacy on me

    This paper provides an overview of Citizen Advocacy. It details the reasons for its inception in Sunbury, Victoria, and the prevailing negative attitude of the community. Comments are made by staff, committee member, advocate and partner which help provide an understanding of citizen advocacy. Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Citizen Advocacy: making a difference in people's lives

    This article contains the keynote address at a TASH conference in America by Frankie Lewis, who has helped many children leave nursing homes and enter regular homes. Her work epitomises the kinds of natural supports that make full inclusion possible.

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  • Parent/professional relationships

    This paper acknowledges the discomfort parents and professionals often feel in each others company. It also draws attention to the fact that when parents and professionals work together truly and genuinely, their teamwork can achieve a great deal for people who have disabilities. Keyword: Professionals

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  • A lost generation of parents

    Note about language: This article was written in 1977 and as such uses language such as "he" and "him" as generic terms for children, professionals and parents.

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  • Citizen advocacy

    This British article provides a brief reasoning of citizen advocacy, its key concepts and what citizen advocacy is NOT. Keyword: Advocacy

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