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  • Chances & Choices: Making Integration Work

    Chances & Choices' contains a wealth of practical information, making it an excellent tool for families and all those who are seeking a more inclusive lifestyle for people with a disability. While the book comments on special units, the emphasis is on full inclusion rather than integration.

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  • Achieving inclusion: What every parent should know when advocating for their child

    In truly inclusive classrooms, students do not have to leave to learn. All students remain in the general education classroom community and the team of educators collectively determines how to meet each student’s need through team teaching, differentiation, modifications and thoughtful embedded supports.

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  • Promises & Illusions: A Review of the Reality of Support for Children with Disabilities and their Families (Part 1)

    This article draws particularly on the Victorian experience, giving as an example Ben, a child with disabilities who has high support needs.

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  • Learning about People with an Intellectual Disability

    This booklet forms part of the series "Supporting Inclusive Schooling". It defines intellectual disability and developmental delay and answers common questions asked about intellectual disability.

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  • Inclusive Schooling

    This is the second booklet in the "Supporting Inclusive Schooling" series. The booklet explains the concept of inclusive schooling and contrasts an inclusive school with an excluding school. Common questions about inclusion of children with disabilities are answered and strategies to enhance school inclusion are given. File Nos.

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  • Taking the Next Step- a guide for Parents

    This is the fifth booklet in the "Supporting Inclusive Schooling" series. It is full of practical advice for parents, including a check list for parents to use when seeking a school for their child and useful transition strategies.

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  • Classroom Strategies for Inclusive Schooling

    This is the sixth booklet in the "Supporting Inclusive Schooling" series. It gives valuable and practical advice for teaching inclusively. Other areas covered are: increasing disability awareness, approaching teaching and learning in different ways and an introduction to co-operative learning.

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  • Advocacy

    This article defines advocacy and the various forms of advocacy. It makes a clear differentiation between advocacy and peak bodies, government advisory committees and 'other important activities' (such as unbiased complaints handling services, service brokerage). Keyword: Advocacy

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  • Developing Relationships - that's what friends are for!

    This informative paper describes how an accommodation service in the Sydney area assists individuals with disabilities and differing support needs to make and foster friendships with people who do not have a disability.

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  • Families in Australia: A Socio-Demographic Perspective

    While this book doesn't mention families in relation to disability, it provides a good overview of what 'family' means. The book addresses different areas that impact on family life, e. g. culture, relationships, having children and ageing.

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