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  • Family -Managed Supports:A guide for families hiring and managing staff

    This resource was developed for families in Canada where Family Managed Support is a funding option, that is, funding is provided to a parent, sibling or guardian who then in turn hires staff and oversees the support of their family member with disability.

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  • Person-Centred Planning

    Planning is something that everyone does, but when a person has disability, planning becomes a necessity. Person Centred Planning enables people with disability to be at the centre of the planning process: to steer and set the direction.

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  • What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education

    What really Works. . . will be a useful tool for both teachers and families in considering practical strategies to effectively include students with disability. The book outlines evidence and underlying ideas for 24 teaching strategies for students in both primary and secondary settings.

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  • Within Reach

    Work in the community is well within reach of people with disability and this resource assists families to clarify their understanding of the current work environment and career development concepts.

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  • SRV as a resource for seeking and shaping the Good Life.

    Social Role Valorisation or SRV is a theory that the majority of people have not encountered.

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  • Home: A place of my own where I belong

    This presentation was delivered by Anita O'Brien at Family Advocacy's 2007 Odyssey Conference. Moving out of home is often more difficult for people with disability than their peers without disability.

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  • JACKmail More than just a mail service

    This presentation was delivered by Sally Richards at Family Advocacy's 2007 Odyssey Conference. JACKmail is a sole trader postal pick-up and delivery business established in February 2007 to employ Jackson, a 21 year old man with very high support needs.

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  • The community: Heroes and Villians

    This presentation was delivered by Bob Lee at Family Advocacy's 2007 Odyssey Conference. Bob draws on his many years of experience to discuss the impact of the interplay between "the community" and those who are closely involved in the lives of people with disability.

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  • The seduction of care: The lure of the special and the expert

    This presentation was delivered by Ric Thompson at Family Advocacy's 2007 Odyssey Conference. We live in a world where we invest faith, hope, time and money in people known as specialists, experts and professionals. We are attracted by their forecasts, their programs and activities.

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  • Community Unity: Building supports based on the shared gifts, talents and contributions of all

    This presentation was delivered by Ric Thompson at Family Advocacy's 2007 Odyssey Conference. In this presentation, argues that it is not until we re-define community and our relationship with it that we will truly discover the power and potential of community.

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