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  • Every Mohawk is a horseback rider

    Using the example of a camp in which a number of young people have disabilities and at which all people take part in all activities, the author talks about the need for a transition in all services so that all people are characterised according to their abilities and where people...

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  • Women with disabilities: The double discrimination

    In a really clear article, Traustadottir brings a number of points to light. Firstly, she analyses the neglect that women have faced by both the disability and feminist movements.

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  • Us and Them? Feminist research, community care and disability

    Morris, a woman with physical disabilities, critiques the feminist analysis of women as carers of people with disabilities. Morris argues that such women, in positing the alternative of residential care, are maintaining an able bodied subjectivity in their approach to this issue.

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  • Normalisation, community care and the politics of difference

    A rather academic article, but useful for its analysis of why difference cannot be tolerated in a capitalist structure.

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  • Victims of perception

    A transcript of an address by Ethel Temby at the AGM of Pride Industries, Adelaide. This inspirational piece calls for visionary approaches to be taken by parents of children with disabilities and members of the community in general.

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  • We are people

    John Morgan relates stories about negative attitudes that he faced while growing up and the attitudes he faces today mainly because he now has two children.

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  • Protection or self determination?

    There are two main points in this article. Bynum (a community education officer) argues that people with intellectual disabilities are the best community educators for changing other peoples values and expectations.

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  • Citizen Advocacy in Local Communities

    This is a great article because it isn't just a list of "What is" and "What isn't" citizen advocacy.

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  • Parents as Advocates

    Kevin Stone writes a submission and a set of recommendations concerning the advocacy role that parents need to take (in partnership with consumer based advocacy movements) in order to ensure effective service delivery and services that meet individual needs as opposed to the needs of staff, the needs of agencies...

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  • Rehabilitation in India

    Two organisations in India organised a team visit by eight people from the US involved in the disability 'field'.

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