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  • Supporting People with Severe Reputations in the Community

    This is an excellent book focussing on ways to support people, who have been labelled as having challenging behaviours, in the community.

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  • Letters to Our Children

    "Every family and every child in every family has its 'origins' story. Each story is a declaration of the foundations of identity. Each special and unique story tells who we are, where we have come from, and gives direction and meaning to where we are going.

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  • Options in Community Living

    "This notebook contains a series of informational papers that describe Options in Community Living, a supported apartment program for people in Madison, Wisconsin. . . . We don't pretend that the Options model is the best or only way to provide residential support services. . . .

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  • Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Learning Difficulties

    These are good notes for people to use when starting to think about creating real jobs and career opportunities for people with high support needs.

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  • At the Crossroads: Supported Employment Ten Years Later

    While this manuscript relates to experiences in the U. S. , most of what the authors argue can be transferred directly to Australia. While supported employment has grown rapidly in the past decade, there are still numerous challenges facing such a movement.

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  • The "Full Inclusion" Court Cases: 1989-1994

    In this Bulletin two attorneys describe the holdings of four United States federal courts in affirming the right of students with significant disabilities to attend regular education classes full time, and provides guidance for schools, parents and other advocates.

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  • She wants to work hard for the money

    In an effort to learn more about employment issues that face women with disabilities, a number of questions were posed to fourteen women. Each question is followed by a some of these women's responses.

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  • A letter from the Disability Discrimination Commissioner

    This is a letter about the recent High Court decision which ruled that the provisions introduced in 1992 for enforcement of HREOC determinations were invalid under the Constitution.

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  • USA court upholds original placement

    This is a small piece on the landmark case in the U. S. in which the U. S. Court of Appeals finally ruled that Rachel Holland had the right to an inclusive education in the school her parents originally chose.

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  • Matthew doesn't live here anymore

    This is not only the story of a young man who lives in his own apartment, it is also a story of self determination, inclusive communities and the 'dignity of risk'.

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