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  • Instruction & Inclusion

    This article outlines effective teaching strategies designed to include all students in the same learning activities by the use of multi-level instruction and partial participation.

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  • Attitudes and their consequences

    This excerpt from the Disability Awareness Package (File No. 1507) considers the reasons behind the negative attitudes towards people with disabilities which tend to be held by people who have little personal contract with people with disabilities.

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  • Let our Children Go: an organizing manual for advocates & parents

    Let our Children Go' describes how parents can fight for the needs and rights of children and adults with disabilities. It begins by stressing the importance of working out your personal values before undertaking advocacy efforts.

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  • Disability Awareness Package

    This manual is aimed at addressing the negative stereotyping of people with disabilities and its consequences by increasing understanding about life with a disability.

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  • Pitfalls for Purchasers & Providers

    In an interesting introduction to this paper, Richard Bruggerman cautions us to remember that 'while there are few doubts that economic theory works, . . . it is only a part of the story in understanding human motivation or the workings of society'.

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  • Caring for Aboriginal People with Disabilities

    This paper is based on research in progress aimed at determining the most suitable ways of providing support services to aboriginal people with disability.

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  • The Impact of Self-advocacy on Families

    This paper draws on research coming out of a participatory research project on the impact of self-advocacy on families. It initially addresses the question of 'What is an adult?', then looks at the relationship between adulthood and self advocacy.

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  • Values into local action - for the asking

    Learning to ask and making personal introductions are powerful methods of local action. This short article reinforces the need to encourage people with disabilities to express their needs by asking others for assistance.

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  • Finding friends at school and at home

    This article looks at simple and positive ways parents can give their child opportunities to develop friendships. Creative strategies that have been found to encourage social opportunities and friendships for children with disabilities are presented.

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  • Commentary

    David Jory is the parent of a young man with intellectual disability. He is also a professor at a Canadian University. In this commentary, Jory argues passionately against differentiating people solely on the basis of assessment test scores.

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