Search Results

  • When I'm Gone

    This 'user-friendly' book is has been written for parents who wish to tailor their will to provide for their son or daughter's future.

    Read More
  • What Restraints Teach

    In this article Pat Amos uses examples to explain how behavioural restraints instil fear and distrust rather than achieving co-operation. She offers five negative lessons that restraints teach, saying behavioural restraint is a quick fix rather than a solution.

    Read More
  • A Quarter-Century of Normalization and Social Role Valorization: Evolution and Impact

    This book is unique in tracing the evolution and impact of Normalisation and SRV over the last quarter-century, with many of the chapter authors personally involved in a still-evolving international movement.

    Read More
  • It may be Non-Aversive, but is it Non-Coercive?: The Ethics of Behavior Change

    Nancy Weiss argues that the cycle of control in behaviour management must be broken and that over-reliance on behavioural interventions should not be encouraged.

    Read More
  • How Self-Determined are People with Mental Retardation? The National Consumer Survey

    Being self-determined involves having control over choices and decisions impacting on one's life. Based on an American national survey, this article captures the importance of self-determination for all people including people with intellectual disability.

    Read More
  • Your Say

    Many issues around disability are carried by the media, including talkback radio. While talkback radio can be used to misinform people, including the decision makers - equally it can be used to inform people.

    Read More
  • Advocacy

    This chapter from 'Include Me In' identifies the need for advocacy if the rights of people with disability and their families are to be respected, honoured and protected. It covers what advocacy is (and is not) and outlines forms of advocacy.

    Read More
  • Creating a Video Resume or Video Profile

    How can a parent describe their son or daughter to a potential employer or service provider? While personal contact is best, a making home video is a way of helping others to learn more about a person with developmental disabilities, that is, by creating a short video resume/profile.

    Read More
  • 1993 Yungaburra Deakin Oration

    This oration, delivered in Victoria, Australia, looks at ways of supporting families who have a child with a disability, whether it be through supporting the family to keep their child at home or through finding and supporting foster families.

    Read More
  • Legal Rights Teaching Kit

    This kit is a resource and tool for trainers who wish to run a course on legal rights and responsibilities for people with learning difficulties or an intellectual disability. The course material includes lesson plans for 8 sessions, together with resources and lists of additional resources needed.

    Read More

© 2015 - 2019 Family Advocacy. Site by Internetrix.