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  • Choreographing Life

    How authority and responsibility can be delegated and shared in right relationship in the lives of people with a disability when they use services that support daily life
    This document was an initiative of the Stewardship Group associated with Homes West, with its content facilitated at a Family Day workshop and written by Jan Dyke....

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  • From Dreams to Reality

    Being clear about a vision for a good life for someone, involves being clear about what is wanted, and just as importantly, what is not wanted, in their life now and in the future.

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  • Choreographing the Future

    This paper follows Choreographing Life, an earlier paper on how authority and responsibility can be delegated and shared in right relationship in the lives of people with a disability when they use services that support daily life.

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  • A place to call home

    Thinking about the future for our relatives with a disability can be a complex and sometimes difficult process to engage in.

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  • Advocacy and Future Planning

    Thinking about the future for our relatives with a disability can be a complex and sometimes difficult process.

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  • Facilitating a Support Circle

    The concept of support circles is not a new one. Mutual support in one form or another has always existed, and continues to exist in communities. However, the creation of intentional support circles for people with disabilities has their origins in Canada from the early 1980's.

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  • Developing and Maintaining a Support Circle

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new Federal system for ensuring people with disability have the support they require to engage more fully in social and economic life.

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  • Be Careful What You Wish for ...”: Five Reasons to Be Concerned About the Assignment of Individual Paraprofessionals

    You have heard the saying “Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it.

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  • Next Steps safegurading the future

    This presentation was given at Family Advocacy's 2012 The Odyssey Conference. . . celebrating achievements, progress and change.  

    Dr Kendrick is an independent consultant in human services and community around the world.

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  • Living life to the max – how do we put friendship on the menu?

    This presentation was given at Family Advocacy's 2012 The Odyssey Conference. . . celebrating achievements, progress and change.  

    Jaquie Mills is the parent of five children, one of whom, Eli, has complex disabilities and behaviours which can be seen as very challenging.

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