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  • Testimony of Robert Holland

    The final piece on the story of the Holland family and their 5 year legal battle in Sacramento, U. S. A. , over their daughter's right to a regular education placement. This testimony by the father to the U. S.

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  • Hands-on inclusion in a tech. ed. setting

    This short article details one school's experience with inclusion in tech. ed. (in NSW such subjects as woodwork, metalwork or technical drawing).

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  • A case study of Australian Aboriginal people with disabilities

    This case study formed part of a larger analysis of the needs of people with disabilities living in remote and rural areas of NSW. It discusses many issues raised by Aboriginal community members as well as those uncovered by the researchers.

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  • Tori gets a job

    This article describes the process whereby a family came to a decision that their son's placement in a sheltered workshop was totally inappropriate, and then what they did about it. The article includes some powerful comments by the mother: ". . . I wanted to demonstrate to professionals. .

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  • Supported employment

    This is an excellent article which clarifies what a true supported employment strategy should entail. The author is very clear about what constitutes and what does not constitute 'supported employment'.

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  • The image of accessibility

    Barrier free design has shifted from a focus purely on the functional aspects of products and designs, to how accessible features can be integrated into the design phase in order to enhance the built world.

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  • Home of Your Own Project in New Hampshire

    This is a very detailed explanation of an American project designed to develop, implement, evaluate and disseminate an approach to assist individuals to buy their own homes and be included in their communities (it was seen that ownership can serve as a platform for community membership).

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  • Education for all: Arguing principles or pretending agreement?

    Although this is a rather wordy article, it is useful as Slee delves into the world of 'special education' and 'integration'.

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  • Toward Inclusive Classrooms

    A very specific article concerning inclusive science curriculum for Year 6 and Year 7 classes. The article is an abstract of 2 chapters in the book, Toward Inclusive Classrooms.

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  • Sue Rubin Speaks Out

    This is an excellent article by a young political activist who also has autism.

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