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  • A road to economic independence

    These are two article on self directed employment. The first describes real situations where people with disabilities are taking control of their own employment situation. Examples are described in both economically developed and developing countries. The second article presents the result of a study looking at self directed employment.

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  • The MDA Labor Day telethon

    A collection of articles which criticise an annual telethon held by the Muscular Dystrophy Association and relates the experiences of several critics of the MDA who have been discredited and silenced.

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  • US experiments arise moral and legal spectre of Nazi death camps

    An article which describes some of the 800 experiments which were carried out on ordinary citizens in America thirty years ago. The journalist compares the experiment with those that were carried out by the Nazis.

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  • Commitments that promote the wellbeing of people with severe disabilities

    This paper questions the assumption held by society that the more assistance a person needs the less independence they should be allowed. They argue that the provision of care is based on this assumption. They propose a model which works against this assumed connection.

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  • Some useful tips on lobbying

    A very brief article, mostly in point form but which encapsulates important concepts and includes major strategies. Very informative and pragmatic and therefore might be useful for group work. Keywords: Community Development

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  • Housing and People with Disability

    This paper provides a comprehensive guide to the accommodation options open to people with disabilities. There is an emphasis on people with disabilities living interdependently in the community.

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  • More than Just a New Address

    A collection of papers based on impressions from visits to innovative human service programmes.

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  • Assistance with Integrity

    THIS IS A DRAFT AND IS NOT TO BE QUOTED. Written in a polemical, confrontational tone, the authors present a strong argument against paid services for people with disabilities. In this lengthy document, the authors examine the threats to good care for people with disabilities provided by services.

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  • Specialist Child and Family Services Conference Proceedings, Sharing Success: We can make a difference

    The Specialist Child and Family Services Program (SCAFS) was set up in Victoria to improve the co-ordination of services for children with disabilities and their families. This book contains the range of papers presented at a SCAFS conference, held to take stock of progress.

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  • Moving to the dance or Service culture and community care

    This book includes a policy statement from Values into Action, UK, setting out the direction in which services for people who have disabilities must move.

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