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  • Integration offers opportunities

    An upbeat account of the successful inclusion of a new student with significant support needs in a small country school. The story does mention that the placement will be reviewed, leaving open the door for segregation at some stage in the future.

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  • Syndrome Stigmata

    This article is written by the father of a newly born baby who has Down Syndrome.

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  • Into Rec: Integration Through Recreation

    Into Rec is a recreation program based in Townsville which was set up to assist people with a disability to gain access to and become involved in their community as set out in the mission, goals and objectives which form part of the kit.

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  • Making Dreams a Reality: Using Personal Networks to Achieve Goals as you prepare to leave High School

    This is a comprehensive guide to effective self-determination using three insprirational stories. In the stories, the reader is told how formal and informal networks can be formed between a person with a disability and friends, family, therapists and educators to help the person achieve their goals.

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  • The Heart of the Matter

    This video conveys the essence of Citizen Advocacy by relating stories of five Citizen Advocacy Relationships. The importance of a freely given, unpaid and unconditional relationship between a person with a disability and their advocate is powerfully portrayed.

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  • Inclusion in School - CD ROM

    You are invited to explore aspects of inclusive schooling through the experiences of Jonathon and Karime, who are enrolled in regular classes of schools in different regional areas of NSW, Australia. Jonathon, who has Autism, is in Year 4.

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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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