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  • What is Self Advocacy?

    People with intellectual disabilities talk about self advocacy. Areas covered are: speaking up for yourself; learning to do things for yourself; having rights and responsibilities; making friends; and helping each other to change things. Running Time: 20 mins. Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Zapping the Barriers

    This video is in 3 parts, and aims to develop skills and attitudes to foster more positive interaction between those with and without disabilities. While it is targeted specifically at senior primary school children, much of the material is suitable for adaptation to other age groups.

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  • Guardianship, A Balancing Act - The voices of People with Disabilities, their Families, Friends and Professionals

    This package of three tapes forms a report from the Disability Council of NSW.

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  • Hello My Friends

    This video introduces us to three children who are in a regular class at their pre school. They are each fully included in the life of their pre school and their needs are being met as a result of Personal Futures Planning.

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  • Supported Employment: It's More than Just a Job

    This video is about 7 adults with severe disabilities. They have all moved from a segregated day programme to supported employment in a variety of jobs in the community. The video shows how people who have significant disabilities can take advantage of, and use, natural community supports.

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  • Miller's MAP

    This is a live-recording of a MAPS Session (MAPS = McGill Action Planning System). The session was facilitated by Dr Marsha Forest and Jack Pierpoint and involved Miller Cairns, her family and friends, school teachers and classmates.

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  • Circles of Friends in Schools

    Inclusion is not just about physical presence, it is about friendship and having a sense of belonging. This video shows the implementation of the Circle of Friends concept at a Victorian school by teacher Marion Spencer aimed at achieving this for Ashley, one of her students.

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  • Moving Out - The Community,

    In this video, the third in the trilogy, a cross-section of the general public gives their views on whether or not people with disabilities should live in the community.

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  • Intorec

    Into Rec is a Townsville-based scheme which encourages and supports individuals with a disability to become involved in community life through recreational activities which interest them.

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  • If Those Walls Could Talk...

    This video documents the experiences, impressions and memories of people with an intellectual disability and their families associated with the former Rydalmere Hospital in Sydney, NSW (Rydalmere Hospital was a very large psychiatric hospital which opened in 1888, housing people with intellectual disability as well as psychiatric disability).

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