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  • Inclusion Checklist

    This brief paper contains a checklist which parents may find useful to see if the school they are using is truly including their child or just saying they are. Keywords: Education, School age

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  • Responses to the document, "Trying to teach"

    This paper contains a series of letters written in response to the Alberta Teachers Association document called "Trying to Teach" which raises problems in inclusive schooling. Keywords: Education, School age

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  • Leading a Group: A Practical And Comprehensive Handbook

    The aim of this book is to provide a brief outline of the functional issues involved in the setting up of a group, and practical guidelines to aid the successful management of any group. These guidelines can be varied and utilised in any type of group, organisation and for any...

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  • Integration Workshop 1-3 August 1991

    This paper is a summary of a workshop facilitated by Bruce Uditsky, an educator who has worked extensively with families, individuals with disability and organisations. It briefly covers the stories shared by participants and some of the strategies presented for putting inclusive schooling into practice. Keywords: Education, School age

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  • Inclusive schooling- educational or societal issue?

    These notes were taken by a participant at a seminar by Bruce Uditsky, an educator who has worked extensively with families, individuals with disability and organisations. She looks particularly at the attitudes of society and that inclusive schooling should merely be a natural consequence of society's attitude.

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  • The path with a heart

    This article describes the planning a parent put into ensuring she found the right school for her child in which to experience an inclusive education. This planning was based on the child's needs and with a mindful eye on what failure of such a plan would mean.,Keywords: Education, School age

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  • Overview of the development of parent advocacy - the Victorian scene

    This article provides an overview of events leading up to the development of parent advocacy in Victoria in the form of VPAC - the Victorian Parent Advocacy Collective. It provides information on parent advocacy, difficulties parents may face in gaining opportunities for their son or daughter, and the qualities necessary...

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  • Dreams do come true

    The author of this brief article, a parent, describes the process by which she achieved the goal of inclusive education for her son with a disability. The benefits to her son, family and the school have surpassed all expectations. Keywords: Education, School age

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  • CEC policy on inclusive schools and community settings

    This paper contains the policy statement of the Council for Exceptional Children (USA) on inclusive schooling, and describes the implications of such a policy for the community. Keywords: Education, School age

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  • Julian's transition: A dream team and hard work

    This article describes one young man's journey from a state residential school to an integrated unit and finally to his neighbourhood high school. The idea of inclusive education for Julian became a reality when he got together with a support team of teachers, family and friends who advocated on his behalf.

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