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Perceptions Control Reality Our family’s journey to embracing an inclusionary vision

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Research is now telling us new brain science suggests that our perceptions, in a sense, create our reality and the realities of human development is the need to be "included". "Being included" is what creates "belonging". In this article the author, the mother of a young man with disability shares her lived experience of understanding the importance of "belonging" particularly for children; beyond the basic necessities of life, and consider it to be at the top of the hierarchy of human need. For children with disability, that need is perhaps even greater.

Author
Cátia Malaquias
Source
Interaction
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Publication Date
28 February 2014
Category
Other, Families, Parents, Professionals
Keywords
Vision, Inclusive education
Origin
Australia

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