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  • Life in the Community

    Resulting from a 21 state, 5 year study, this important text reports on innovative community integration efforts around the USA.

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  • Housing, Support, and Community

    Today, across North America new options are emerging for adults to live in their own homes-no matter what their level of ability. This volume presents current strategies and unique ways of thinking about supporting people to live in their own homes and participate in community life.

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  • RIGHT RELATIONSHIP ALBURY

    RIGHT RELATIONSHIP ALBURY

    Presented by Margaret and Jeremy Ward, this workshop explores how to create partnerships between families and services that really works.

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  • Aboriginal Profiles

    Five articles on Kooris and disability in different States of Australia. In different ways, the five short articles touch on aspects of disability which are specific to Aboriginal people. Some of these are historical and environmental factors which have contributed to the high incidence and existence of particular disabilities.

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  • Advocating for Inclusive Education; Get it Right From the Start

    A comprehensive overview of the whole education system in Queensland and the rights of children and adults with disabilities within the system. It describes the powers that legislation can have (State and Federal) in protecting the rights of students with disabilities. The article also covers the limitations of this.

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  • Spotlight on Systems Change; New Hampshire's Commitment to Students with Severe Disabilities

    A regular column which looks at how systems can be changed. This editions focuses on efforts in three states in the US to increase the number of students with disabilities being educated at local schools. An overview of the various strategies used is given.

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  • Into the community in the 1990s

    An overview of this one day workshop on living and working with people with disabilities. Describes the approach of these two presenters which entails a new way of looking at how to interact with people with disabilities. Their approach is more on the basis of partnership and sharing.

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  • Remember the phrase "All work and no play makes Jack..."? Looking for friends on the job

    This article looks at the social aspects of work and identifies these as features that are missing or not thought of with regards to people with disabilities and their working lives. The authors argue that these aspects of work are just as important as the skills based aspects.

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  • Setting risk against rights

    A discussion on the morality involved in the individual rights of people living in institutions. Issues covered include when staff should intervene and when they shouldn't and how to protect the individual's rights as if they were one's own.

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  • V.I.A. Investigates - how well services respond

    This is a two-part report: Andrew Holman reports on recent developments in the London borough of Southwark whereby people who formerly lived in institutions are being rehoused in the community. It is therefore an evaluation of the individualised approach.

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