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  • Using funding supports effectively

    It is important for families to be involved in considerations about support and, where necessary, the process of applying for funding support and using it effectivelyYou know your family member best and will be able to provide valuable insights that will make it more likely that your child will receive...

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  • Vulnerability in Adult Home Sharing Situations for Persons with Disabilities

    This paper central purpose is to highlight some of the more likely vulnerabilities that may be present for the people who find themselves resident in supported adult home sharing living situations. It does not directly define or address the conceivable safeguards that may be crafted to offset these vulnerabilities, though...

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  • Examples of supported living

    Most good examples of supported living in Australia have been the result of people getting started, with or without funding, on what they want. What these families share is a clear, strong idea of people with disability being able to live where and how they want, with flexible, individualised support.

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  • What supports and housing are available

    Community Housing Community housing in NSW has grown from around 13 000 dwellings in 2006 to 27 000 in 2013. It is affordable housing that is subsidised by a housing association, and/ or government. Community housing rent is usually about 25 per cent less than market rent.

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  • Supported Living The Changing Paradigm

    In the UK, USA and many parts of Europe, more and more people with learning disabilities are having more say in their lives.  Inspired by the civil rights movement for disabled people, the growth of consumerism and individualisation in the broader market place and the demands for continually improving services,...

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  • Examples of Personal Portfolios

    When a student with a disability arrives in the classroom most teachers are armed only with the scant knowledge and reports held in official documents. But what do they or the other students actually know about who the person is beyond their disability.

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  • Alternative teaching methods

    This article discusses  the ideas of moving from traditional methods to more inclusive methods including the comparison between traditional teaching and inclusive teaching and what it look likes, what the research says and  a checklist for inclusion. 

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  • Lets get practical - How does inclusion look in the regular class

    There are a range of changes that can be made to the curriculum, assessments, teaching styles and setup of the classroom so that students with disability are able to access and participate in learning according to their individual needs.For those students who need adjustments to the content and outcomes of...

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  • Responding well to people "labelled" as having challenging behaviour

    These short videos were taken after a workshop Ann presented for Family Advocacy on Responding well to people "labelled" as having challenging behaviour - Is it behaviour or is it communication?

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  • Beyond Imagination - Creating inclusive lives that transform communities

    This presentation was delivered by Bruce Uditsky at Family Advocacy's 2007 Odyssey Conference.

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