Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family - Kofi Anan
"Inspiring families to support their family members with developmental disabilities so they can live a life full of possibilities"
The Inclusion Collection is a unique library designed to support and motivate. The resources provide practical and inspiring examples of what is being achieved not only in Australia but throughout the world.
Books, articles, online videos and selected writings by both families and professionals are available to download or watch online or viewing in our office or be sent to you by post. The online library is fully searchable by key topics such as education, moving out of home, relationships, advocacy, future planning, early intervention and lots more.
For use on-site, we also have an extensive range of reports, papers and studies, which are an invaluable resource for professionals, students and others with an interest in the field of disability.
How to use the Inclusion Collection
To find resources of interest or topic you just need to use the search function located in the top right of the page or in the right hand column. You can search on keywords such as education, accommodation, supported living, advocacy, social role valorisation, employment, families, friendship, health inclusion etc. You can also search by author or publication name.
A number of the resources are freely available to download from the website and some of them including the books you will need to order through the online order form that appears on that particular resource's page. If you are borrowing a book, kindly include your phone number and postal address in the message field so we can send you the resource. Orders for electronic articles are usually responded to within 3-5 days. Processing of books for loan may take up to 2 weeks.
Please contact the Communications Manager if you would like help in using the library or locating a resource.