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  • Disabled or Just Different?

    In this ABC documentary aired on Compass in 2001 it examines the ethical and moral dilemmas posed by genetic testing and antenatal screening.

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  • Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Positive Experience

    In this short article, a NSW Primary School Principal reflects on how the enrolment of students with disability has impacted positively on individual teachers, groups of students and the school as a whole. Keywords: Education, School age, Inclusion

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  • Breast cancer screening for older women with intellectual disability living in community group homes

    This article is based on a survey of older women with intellectual disability living in community group homes in the UK.

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  • Levels of Inclusion

    Organisations purporting to practice inclusion may not in fact follow through on their stated intention. In this short article, Therese Abrams, a parent, offers advice on how to assess whether a group or organisation will genuinely include a person with disability.

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  • Transition from primary to secondary school

    Sandy Alton, a specialist advisory teacher, suggests ways that students with Down Syndrome can be enabled to make a successful transition from primary school to high school.

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  • Working towards full inclusion in education

    Recognising the confusion surrounding the meaning of inclusion in education, the authors define inclusion by giving examples of what is not inclusive practice. While the practice of inclusion can be challenging, they argue that this should not be considered as an argument against inclusion. Keywords: Education, School age, Inclusion

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  • Mind Mapping

    Using the example of Jim, this article shows how 'Mind Mapping' can be used as a tool to explore and identify relevant community opportunities for people with disability seeking to be included in their local community.

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  • Staying True to SRV

    Drawing on their Australian experience, the authors argue that while an understanding an adherence to Social Role Valorization (SRV) should form the basis of good service delivery, it should be supplemented with a wide range of skills from many disciplines.

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  • DREAMING THE DREAM - Inclusion: An issue of Social Justice

    This booklet records a 3-year project undertaken in Lambeth (UK) whose overall theme is supporting inclusive communities.

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  • Diversity is Strength

    This is a report of the May 2002 Summit "Diversity is Strength". Summit participants identified key barriers that stand in the way of people with disability from non-English speaking backgrounds accessing disability agencies. The report also lists ideas that will assist in overcoming the barriers identified. Keyword: Cross Cultural

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