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  • Sharing expertise and responsibilities through teaching teams

    This will make a great resource for teachers. Building upon the idea of student co-operative learning groups, the authors argue that 'teaching' (like 'learning') need not be a lonely affair.

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  • One student's experience with college life

    This is an article about how one young woman with an intellectual disability went to university. Specifically it details how the particular university was decided upon, how the supports and schedules were arranged, who is involved in this woman's support and what their roles are.

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  • Helping individuals with severe disabilities find leisure activities

    A rather technical piece, this article provides some really good guidelines for selecting leisure activities for individuals with high support needs.

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  • Information needs of siblings

    This short article provides parents with ways they can inform sons and daughters at different ages about their brothers'/sisters' disability.

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  • Promoting a culture of inclusion

    There are a number of levels at which true inclusion in Australia must occur - the author chooses to focus on iniatives around people with a disability from non English speaking backgrounds (NESB) at a Federal Government level.

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  • Assuring quality in supported employment

    The concept of supported employment encompasses the belief that work should promote the dignity of an individual and enhance his or her role in society.

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  • Integration Means All our Children Belong

    "This book is intended to open a window on New Brunswick schools [to see] how a social change - integration [inclusion] - has moved a province. You will read what teachers, students and parents have to say about their experience. . . "(p. 2).

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  • Religious participation for all

    A collection of articles concerned with ideas about and strategies for inclusion in religious services. There are a number of stories about children and young people who have been included in various religious communities, for example Sunday School, religious education classes, prayer groups and bar mitzvah's. Keyword: Inclusion

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  • Hey, We're Getting Old

    While this is quite an old monograph, most of the issues and ideas it presents are relevant today (although the statistics are not!!).

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  • Sterilisation and other medical procedures on children

    This report by the Family Law Council (FLC) details its recommendations and general discussion around the issue of sterilisation (which most commonly involves young women with intellectual disabilities - the gender dimension of the issue also needing to be taken into account) to the Attorney General.

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