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  • Citizen Advocacy in Local Communities

    This is a great article because it isn't just a list of "What is" and "What isn't" citizen advocacy.

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  • Parents as Advocates

    Kevin Stone writes a submission and a set of recommendations concerning the advocacy role that parents need to take (in partnership with consumer based advocacy movements) in order to ensure effective service delivery and services that meet individual needs as opposed to the needs of staff, the needs of agencies...

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  • Rehabilitation in India

    Two organisations in India organised a team visit by eight people from the US involved in the disability 'field'.

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  • Invisible victims: sexual assault of people with an intellectual disability

    People with intellectual disability are particularly vulnerable to sexual assault. This is mainly due to a false set of assumptions about 'intellectual disability' but also about sexuality and people with an intellectual disability.

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  • A home to call my own: individualising a community lifestyle for Eric

    This is an inspiring story of what is possible when a person with developmental disability and challenging behaviour is enabled to make choices in their life.

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  • Including Children Who Challenge Us Most

    This paper is an outcome of a forum on inclusive education. After a brief introduction the bulk of the paper consists of a catalogue of the issues involved in inclusion put into alphabetical order. The paper ends with a list of recommendations which evolved during the two day forum.

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  • Finding Friends

    A short account by Patricia, the mother of Jane who has a disability, describes how she assisted her daughter with coping with a difficult period in her life. In the midst of other life changes Jane had to fit into a new neighbourhood.

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  • Living by your value base

    This brief article comprises a heart felt appeal by the author to all those working in human services to really evaluate the value base of their relationships with people using the service, as well as colleagues.

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  • Down stairs that are never your own

    A paper which discusses the concept of 'home' and its meaning in society. O'Brien shows vividly that the concept has deep emotional resonance and significance.

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  • Race and disability: Just a double oppression?

    This paper looks at the situation of black people with disabilities (used by the author to mean all non white peoples) living in Britain.

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