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  • Do We Really Mean Families for All Children? Permanency Planning for Children with Developmental Disabilities

    Permanency planning involves family preservation, family reunification, and finding alternative families for children who cannot remain with their birth families. Nancy Rosenau asserts that not enough attention has been given to policy and practice around permanency planning in the USA and that more effort is needed both in helping families...

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  • Preventing Inclusion? Inclusive Early Childhood Education and the Option to Exclude

    While there is increasing international commitment to inclusive education, as outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), many children remain excluded at school. One marginalised and frequently excluded group of people are people who experience disability.

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  • Education for All: UNESCO Report Card on Inclusive Education in Australia

    This report is the result of research undertaken in the various States of Australia to identify a) what they

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  • The Future of the Disabled in Liberal Society: An Ethical Analysis

    Rather than using the medical paradigm (a paradigm which sees people with disability as 'problems'), Reinders looks at the issue of genetics and prevention from the perspective of people with disability themselves. Reinders raises questions such as whether genetic testing paves the way for a form of biological perfectionism that...

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  • A Good Life, An Ordinary Life

    This collection of articles from CRUcial Times features contributions from many writers (including people with disability, service workers, parents and community members). It covers a range of topics that fundamentally relate to the question,

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  • Systemic Reform

    The Institute on Disability (IOD), formed in 1988, promotes the inclusion and productivity of people with disability and their families. This has involved working to change the existing systems and providing support for those changes. In this chapter Nisbet (Director of IOD) asserts that engaging in systems change requires an...

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  • Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights

    While some see prenatal testing as a logical extension of good prenatal care, such tests arguably reinforce discrimination against, and misconceptions about, people with disabilities. In these essays, health care professionals, scholars and members of the disability community debate the implications of prenatal testing for people with disabilities and for...

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  • Part of the Community: Strategies for Including Everyone

    This book gives specific examples of individuals with disability of all ages being included in community life - from entering pre-school to buying a home - with the models and strategies that worked (and some that didn't).

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  • Telling the Untold: Families, Disability and Institutions

    This book captures the experiences and insights of a number of families who have had the courage to bring into the public domain the intensely private pain that they have lived with for many years following the institutionalisation of a family member in Challinor Centre, Qld.

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  • Your Values, My Values

    This book is not about what the author refers to as 'Values with a capital V', that is, over-arching values such as normalisation, self-determination and inclusion; rather, the book is designed to act as a guide for providing culturally appropriate services and to designing successful, respectful programs and supports for...

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