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  • Assumptions Underlying Citizen Advocacy

    This paper reviews twenty-two assumptions that point to, suggest and support Citizen Advocacy rather than some other valid moral strategy.

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  • Making the Most of Evaluation

    This article outlines some of the possible variables that influence the success of an evaluation effort. Parties wishing to make the most of their evaluation experience may find that attending to these variables produces more beneficial results.

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  • The Challenge that IS Citizen Advocacy

    This article looks at the origin of the Citizen Advocacy principles and talk about the challenges of this advocacy service.

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  • Forgotten and Found

    Kim tells us the story of her life to explain why no child should grow up in an institution and separated from family. She subsequently worked through the challenges of becoming independent in the community and eventually becoming an advocate.

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  • Seeing Red: From Anger to Advocacy, a guide to community inclusion for all

    The book is about Ethel Temby’s journey as a parent and as a tireless advocate working towards improving the lives of people with disability, community inclusion and deinstitutionalisation.

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  • Jacqueline Currey

    Jacqueline Currey

    Advocacy and Leadership Development Coordinator

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  • Resources for families

    An important part of our work is to strengthen the knowledge of families. Through the resources available in our online resource library the Inclusion Collection, we provide families with information that is both inspiring and practical and promote positive values about people with disability.

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  • Needed or at Least Wanted: Sanity in the Language Wars

    In this paper, Wolfensberger analyses the subtleties and fallacies of Politically Correct language, not just in reference to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but the broader context of devalued human conditions and the people who ‘have them’.

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  • Inclusive Education: Front and Centre - Showcase Event

    Inclusive Education: Front and Centre - Showcase Event

    We will be facilitating this important event at Parliament house, showcasing Inclusive Education. The event is open for all families and will be co-hosted by The Hon. Sarah Mitchell MLC, Minister for Education, Prue Car MP, Shadow Minister for Education and David Shoebridge MLC, Education Spokesperson for the Greens. We hope to see you there, as the presence of people with disability and their families will send a potent message to decision makers that we have a strong collective voice.

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  • Kick-starting a work life: planning for the role

    Have a planning meetingHaving a planning meeting to discuss work possibilities can be a good way to involve friends, family or even acquaintances with your thinking and planning. It can be a great way to inject some new ideas and enthusiasm to your efforts.

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