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  • Classroom Strategies for Inclusive Schooling

    This is the sixth booklet in the "Supporting Inclusive Schooling" series. It gives valuable and practical advice for teaching inclusively. Other areas covered are: increasing disability awareness, approaching teaching and learning in different ways and an introduction to co-operative learning.

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  • Advocacy

    This article defines advocacy and the various forms of advocacy. It makes a clear differentiation between advocacy and peak bodies, government advisory committees and 'other important activities' (such as unbiased complaints handling services, service brokerage). Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Developing Relationships - that's what friends are for!

    This informative paper describes how an accommodation service in the Sydney area assists individuals with disabilities and differing support needs to make and foster friendships with people who do not have a disability.

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  • Families in Australia: A Socio-Demographic Perspective

    While this book doesn't mention families in relation to disability, it provides a good overview of what 'family' means. The book addresses different areas that impact on family life, e. g. culture, relationships, having children and ageing.

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  • Including Students with Disabilities in Regular Classrooms

    This report outlines the findings of a Commonwealth Project of National Significance - Special Education. The project selected and evaluated nine professional development programs for teachers around Australia. Each is aimed at enhancing the competence and confidence of teachers of students with disabilities in regular schools.

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  • Disability Discrimination, Education and Independent Advocacy

    In this article Lorraine Zeni discusses some of the issues surrounding an inclusive education complaint lodged before the HREOC by Independent Advocacy SA against the SA Dept of Education and Children's Services.

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  • Accommodation Network

    This information kit on QPPD's accommodation network contains a policy on accommodation for people with disabilities, appropriately called "A House is not a Home". This policy is essential reading for all those seeking a good home environment and life for their family member.

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  • The Inclusion Facilitator

    Wendy Dover has drawn upon her extensive experience as a teacher (working currently as an inclusion facilitator) in this well laid out manual which aims to encourage schools to build programs around individual student's needs.

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  • Stories of the Heart: Inclusion taking hold in Connecticut, Vol. 1

    These are inspirational stories of inclusion. They bring a glimpse of what can happen when people with disabilities are welcomed in their communities, whatever their age or disability. Two of the stories demonstrate the strength and power provided by circles of support. Keyword: Inclusion

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  • Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: A Guide for working with Young Children & their Families

    This book examines the role that culture plays in families' and professionals' beliefs, values and behaviours.

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