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  • Tactile Literacy

    This video shows tactile books and materials being used by three students in years 1 & 2. The children are fully included in the regular class in their local school. All three children have vision impairment.

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  • Unplugged. A lifetime of experiences advocating for individuals with disabilities, their family members and the professionals who serve them. (3 Discs)

    This 3 disc DVD shows stories focused upon the struggles, absurdities, barriers and joys associated with attempting to arrange for students with disabilities to function in the same schools and classes in which they would function if not disabled, with individually appropriate and professionally responsible supplementary aids and services.

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  • Beyond expectations - Profiling People with a Disability in Employment

    This DVD profiles nine individuals working in open employment across a spectrum of ages. The DVD and those interviewed encourage employers and persons with disabilities to look at their individual abilities not their disability.

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  • Choosing to have a child with disabilities

    Three women discuss their personal journeys with doctors and initial thoughts and discussions upon finding out they were pregnant with a child who could possibly have a disability. They all discuss the pressure put on them to abort and the generally unsupportive environment.

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  • Father's Love

    Fathers discuss their roles as fathers of children with disability, and what their visions are for their children. These men are frankly honest about their love for their children and the abilities they have. The facilitator acknowledges that the voices of fathers are traditionally not heard.

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  • Community Living Works

    This short DVD looks at the successful employment of three individuals in an open work place.

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  • Driving Force CTV News

    DVD shows a Canadian televison news segment about a company which employs people with disability and discusses the positive attributes that those individual workers bring to their work.

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  • Justice & the Art of Gentle Outrage

    Four profiles of people in different living situations showing how citizen advocates act not only as friends but take up issues that require speaking out on behalf of the person with whom they're involved, showing 'gentle outrage'. Running time: 20 mins. Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Leisure Link

    This video shows a peer support relationship between a young woman and an art student, supported by Leisure Link, a one-to-one peer support program operating in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Running Time: 15 mins Keyword: Social Activities

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  • Norman & Tom/Breaking Through

    This is the graphic story of two young men, Norman & Tom, and their move from the largest institution in western Canada. The scenes in the institution are haunting, and compare starkly with Norman & Tom's life once they have moved into their own home.

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