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  • The Pursuit of Leisure: Enriching the Lives of People who have a Disability

    Unlike other books on leisure which portray leisure as a discrete 'segment' of life and think about this segment in terms of 'activities' and 'programs' and 'training', this book actually talks about what leisure means to people who have a disability and their families - focussing on how leisure experiences...

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  • A Brief Introduction to Social Role Valorisation as a High-Order Concept for Structuring Services; 3rd (revised) edition

    This monograph, while not 'brief' in the usual sense, introduces and defines the theory of Social Role Valorisation (SRV) and its underlying (and interwoven) themes. The monograph serves as an initial orientation to the major subtopics of SRV.

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  • What's Really Worth Doing and How to Do It

    This very short book is a collection of ideas and strategies by Judith Snow and a friend, Mike Green, about inclusion. Snow writes that the purpose of this work is to describe the building of community and participation around people most often excluded in our societies.

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  • Supporting People with Severe Reputations in the Community

    This is an excellent book focussing on ways to support people, who have been labelled as having challenging behaviours, in the community. It presents the "tools" needed to support people, looking at: how people receive their label or 'reputation', how to plan with the person for community services, how to...

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  • Letters to Our Children

    "Every family and every child in every family has its 'origins' story. Each story is a declaration of the foundations of identity. Each special and unique story tells who we are, where we have come from, and gives direction and meaning to where we are going.

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  • Options in Community Living

    "This notebook contains a series of informational papers that describe Options in Community Living, a supported apartment program for people in Madison, Wisconsin....We don't pretend that the Options model is the best or only way to provide residential support services....(but) We hope that sharing our knowledge and experiences through these...

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  • Employment Opportunities for People with Severe Learning Difficulties

    These are good notes for people to use when starting to think about creating real jobs and career opportunities for people with high support needs. There is an emphasis in these notes on systems change - the difference between old systems based on segregation, rejection, continuum of services through life...

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  • At the Crossroads: Supported Employment Ten Years Later

    While this manuscript relates to experiences in the U.S., most of what the authors argue can be transferred directly to Australia. While supported employment has grown rapidly in the past decade, there are still numerous challenges facing such a movement.

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  • The "Full Inclusion" Court Cases: 1989-1994

    In this Bulletin two attorneys describe the holdings of four United States federal courts in affirming the right of students with significant disabilities to attend regular education classes full time, and provides guidance for schools, parents and other advocates.

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  • She wants to work hard for the money

    In an effort to learn more about employment issues that face women with disabilities, a number of questions were posed to fourteen women. Each question is followed by a some of these women's responses. The questions range from advice about the best way a resume can be presented, to interview...

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