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  • Examples of supported living

    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.

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  • Making the most of NDIS funding - WEST RYDE

    Making the most of NDIS funding - WEST RYDE

    This workshop will cover the key components of self-managing an NDIS package. Come and hear from two families who have over 10 years’ experience in supporting their family member with disability to self-manage their plan.

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  • Making the most of NDIS funding - MERIMBULA

    Making the most of NDIS funding - MERIMBULA

    This workshop will cover the key components of self-managing an NDIS package. Come and hear from two families who have over 10 years’ experience in supporting their family member with disability to self-manage their plan.

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  • What supports and housing are available

    Options for housing in NSW
    Community Housing

    Community Housing is one of three ways social housing is provided in NSW along with public housing and Aboriginal housing. It is affordable housing that is subsidised by a housing association and/or the Government.

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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.

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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 provides a comparison between traditional and inclusive methods of teaching as well as an overview of what the research says on the subject. It also has a handy inclusion checklist.

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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.

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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?

    The workshop encouraged people to:

    Determine a process that is respectful and non-punishing
    Discover how you can collaborate to find the motivations,effects...

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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. An inclusive life, in effect an ordinary life, holds the promise of possibility and belonging; of having friends and being seen as a valued community member.

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