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  • A Child's Birthright: To live in a family

    A description of the work of Macomb-Oakland Regional Centre which, instead of acting as a residential institution for people with developmental disabilities as it was set up to do, became a model for community based alternatives to institutional care.

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  • Living in harmony; the Waiheke Special Needs Support Group

    A brief story but providing an important description of how the parents of two young women with disabilities set up a support group which worked towards securing accommodation for them on Waiheke Island in New Zealand.

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  • The student inclusion checklist

    This very brief paper contains a checklist to be used to see if your school is doing everything it can to include a student with disabilities as a full member of the school community. Keyword: Education

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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.

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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.

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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.

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