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  • Changing Lives, Yes We Can!

    Mary Kealy has just retired as CEO of Brothers of Charity, Clare, in the West of Ireland. During the past ten years she led a radical change in how support is provided to people.

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  • Families Getting NDIS Ready

    Families Getting NDIS Ready

    This workshop is designed to facilitate thinking and discussion about how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) could best work for your family member.

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  • Kids Belong Together

    This video is a celebration of friendship and joy, showing the inclusion of students with disabilities in regular primary and junior high schools, with each school becoming a community where every child feels he or she belongs.

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  • Living the Dream - Inclusive Post-Secondary Education

    This video provides an overview of the full inclusion of adults with developmental disabilities in universities and colleges. For more information contact the Alberta Association for Community Living at www. aacl. org

     

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  • Family business vs school business

    This resource has been created to help families think through what a good right relationship might look like when working with their child's school around an inclusive education. It clearly outline who might be responsible for what so everyone understand their roles.  

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  • Education Propaganda Directory 2014

    Pro. pa. gan. da: ideas or statements that are often false or exaggerated and that are spread in order to help a cause, a political leader, a government etc. (Meriam.

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  • Confronting the naysayers

    In responding to parents who have chosen a segregated path for their children with disabilities, it is vital that families are always respectful, but they must keep the focus on inclusion.

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  • A Home of My Own

    The New Hampshire Home of My Own Project has enabled adults with developmental disabilities to move into, and actually own, their own home. In doing so, they have been able to have more control over their lives.

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  • Voices of Friendship

    In this moving video Jocelyn Curtin, a high school student with significant disabilities, is seen enjoying everyday activities with her friends. Her friends share their feelings about Jocelyn and the friendship each enjoys with her.

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  • A Credo for Support

    This video prompts viewers to question the common perceptions of disability, professionalism and support by offering a series of suggestions set to music. It can be used as a catalyst for discussion.  

     

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