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  • Health targets for people with an intellectual disability

    Many surveys have shown that people with intellectual disability have increased mortality rates compared to the rest of the population.

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  • According to Their Peers: Inclusion as High School Students See It

    This article examines research conducted into the perspectives on inclusive education held by 257 high school students attending an inclusive high school and who themselves had no disability. The results indicate that these students were supportive of inclusive education and recommended the practice.

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  • Positive Behavioral Support

    This person- and family-centred book features compelling case studies, research-based strategies, and thoughtful discussion pieces written by leaders in behavioural intervention.

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  • Collaboration at Whittier High School

    Ricardo is a student with special needs who attends Whittier High School. This article shows how innovative thinking and collaboration has led to a school restructure which is more responsive to not only Ricardo's individual learning needs, but the learning needs of all students. Keywords: Professional, Education, School age

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  • Refocusing on the Parent: what are the social issues of concern for parents of disabled children?

    This article outlines a variety of models of professional-parent relationships and gives the results of a questionnaire completed by parents which identified parents' perspectives of service provision, as well as identifying relevant needs and issues for parents.

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  • Acting on a Vision: Agency Conversion at Katahdin Friends, Inc.

    Since the mid-1980s, Katahdin Friends, Inc (KFI) in Maine, USA, has transformed its supports for people with developmental disability from those that promote segregation to those that promote community inclusion and membership. This has happened at all life stages from preschool to adulthood.

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  • I Have a New Student...

    This article offers a range of ideas on how teachers can help a newly included student with a disability and his/her classmates understand and participate in welcoming and supporting each other.

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  • Supporting Individual Student Outcomes

    In this short article, two teachers offer a format to help in the planning and support of students with disabilities in regular classes. They outline six steps they use in the process. Keywords: Education, School age, Professionals

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  • Reaching in, out & across

    "My thesis is not about lack of access, town planning or accessibility of services. It concerns itself with the possibilities beyond present, taken-for-granted ways of being in the world.

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  • Integration and You

    This booklet explains inclusion (described here as 'integration') in terms of people feeling, being part of, and experiencing, community.

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