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  • Against pain as a tool in professional work on people with severe disabilities

    John O'Brien has been involved for many years in advocacy for people with disability. He and his wife, Connie Lyle, focus on assisting organisations respond effectively to the needs of individuals. In this article, he opposes the use of pain as a tool on others.

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  • Consent to sterilisation: a brochure for doctors

    This brochure was produced for doctors to provide them with information they should read if they are asked to perform a sterilisation on a person with an intellectual disability. Keyword: Legal

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  • Disability Services: A Focus on Outcomes

    This discussion paper proposes a range of issues and outcomes designed to better meet the needs and rights of people with disability and their families or carers. The paper covers community inclusion and development, employment, Government and legislative responsibilities and an overview of disability in NSW and was circulated in...

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  • Briefing notes on Disability Services Program issues

    These briefing notes on Disability Services Program issues are a part of a number of major issues which were under review as at February 1992. These include employment issues (industrial relations issues; transition of sheltered workshops; wages etc.) funding issues, National Parent Information Project issues, community access and participation.

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  • Taking care of me: About sexual assault

    This brochure is produced for people who have disabilities and explains where they can obtain help if they have been sexually assaulted. Keyword: Legal

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  • Nonaversive Intervention for Behaviour problems

    This book attempts to apply the principles and practices of learning and behaviour theory to daily living at home, work and in the community. The authors argue that services and supports to adults (and children as well) must reflect recognition of those individuals' rights to self determination.

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  • Supported Employment, A Focus on Job Coaching: The Untapped Potential

    This USA publication is intended for those wishing to learn more about supported employment and job coaching, particularly people with disability and their families. Job coaching involves the provision of individualised assistance to people at the employment site in order to help them obtain, learn and maintain a job.

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  • Guidelines for teachers and youth leaders: Including a child with Down Syndrome in your group

    This booklet is designed to answer any questions teachers, group leaders and youth workers may have with regard to school age children they meet in the course of their work who have Down Syndrome. Keyword: Inclusion, School age

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  • Latino parents and practioners welcomed at CAL-TASH

    This article describes the California TASH chapter's efforts to include Latino people at their recent conference. Twelve parents and caregivers attended. This was an outcome of a deliberate commitment to involve more people from different ethnic backgrounds in TASH events.

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  • Natural ties teach full citizenship

    This short article describes one aspect of Jay Turnbull's life, a young man who has developed friendships with fraternity members who are part of his supported employment program within the University. The fraternity members describe what knowing Jay has meant to them. Keyword: Friendship

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