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  • Media Guidelines

    This well laid out booklet has something to say to every one of us: while the media has enormous power to reflect and shape community perceptions, individuals can also (consciously or unconsciously) act and speak in ways that positively or negatively affect community perceptions of people with disability.

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  • Different Voices: Support materials for Teachers of Students with High Needs

    This booklet gives 'snapshots' of six young Tasmanian students with high support needs who are in inclusive classrooms (infants to college level). The students' teachers share their planning strategies, giving examples of class activities and intended outcomes.

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  • The Journey to Inclusive Schools

    The bulk of this book is a compilation of six issues of 'Getting There'. 'Getting There' promotes inclusive education as the most effective approach to address the learning needs of all students in regular schools and classrooms, in the context of UNESCO's 1994 Salamanca Statement.

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  • Disability: Whose Handicap?

    Disability: Whose Handicap?' helps the reader understand what it feels like to have a disability in a world that values perfection. This is done through the personal stories contributed by individuals with a wide range of disability.

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  • Vulnerable: Sexual Abuse & People with an Intellectual Handicap

    This research study looks at the sexual abuse of children with intellectual disability both within institutional settings and in the community.

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  • Behaviour Management & Guardianship

    This booklet sets out the law and guidelines regarding behaviour management procedures used to manage the behaviour of people with intellectual disabilities by using physically intrusive or restrictive procedures. It also explains the role that guardianship can play and answers some commonly asked questions regarding behaviour management. Keyword: Legal

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  • All in the Family: Issues to consider when developing family-based respite care programs for disabled children

    This paper is based on the premise that children with disability who already live at home and are able to cope with a family life, do not 'need' to live, even for a short time, in any form of staffed residential accommodation.

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  • Quality Assurance for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: It's Everybody's Business

    The first chapter of this book - 'Conceptual Issues in Quality Assurance' - lays the foundations for quality assurance in human services. The book provides a framework for understanding quality assurance within the context of a decentralised, integrated human service system.

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  • People Plans & Possibilities: Exploring person centred planning

    Person-centred planning is firmly rooted in the values of inclusion, with an emphasis on the unique gifts of each individual and the contribution they can make to society. The authors of this book offer a comprehensive guide to the history and current practice of planning.

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  • Social Integration

    This article describes how people with disabilities can be supported to enter and keep a network of supportive relationships which lead to friendships.

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