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  • Acting against disability discrimination: A practical manual for using the Disability Discrimination Act

    "This is what the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA)...aims to do. It places obligations on a whole range of people throughout the community to genuinely uphold the fundamental entitlement of people with disabilities to the same rights and opportunities as all other Australian citizens" (p.1) This manual explains how the...

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  • P.A.T.H.: A workbook for planning positive possible futures

    P.A.T.H. - Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope - is a fluid (but structured) process concerned with designing, planning and problem solving around particular people, issues and organisations. It is kind of a follow on from MAPS - McGill Action Planning Systems (see elsewhere in Inclusion Collection) - as the authors...

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  • Quality Child Care for All: A guide to integration

    "Childhood experiences, both good and bad, are a major influence on the way we live as adults. So we should not be surprised when segregated children become segregated adults. At a very early age children begin to learn to put the world around them in order.

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  • Kelly - The Early Trailblazer

    As her daughter Kelly nears the end of high school, her mother Pam reflects on the family's decision to include her in all areas of life. This has seen Kelly attend regular preschool and school, where she has been supported to learn and grow.

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  • Inclusion. Much more than "Being There"

    The DSA (1986) brought about a new direction in policy for people with disabilities which impacts on the education system. The authors argue the need for the education system to acknowledge that inclusion is an effective way of addressing community biases.

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  • Toward Inclusive Classrooms

    This book, written by teachers, offers practical guidance on how to move teaching and learning toward inclusion. It discusses how the teachers tackled specific restructuring challenges. While they may not have reached full inclusion, they are heading in the right direction. This book aims to share their experiences and advice.

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  • Staying Alive

    The sub-title of this book is "A mother takes on the Australian medical profession", and it certainly sums this story up. Gail and Rollyn Graham's seventeen year old son, Jimmy, sustained massive brain damage in a car accident.

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  • Perspectives on a Parent Movement

    Since the 1950's, Rosemary Dybwad (and her husband) has spoken out for people with disabilities and their families. This is a collection of Rosemary's speeches and papers over these years. Through these speeches the reader gains an understanding of the history of the disability rights (including the parent) movement.

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  • Flexible Families: New Directions in Australian Communities

    This book was produced as a contribution to the International Year of the Family. It covers many of the issues central to improving the economic circumstances and quality of life of low income and disadvantaged families.

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  • Access '93: Inclusion in Life Conference

    This is a collection of the addresses presented at the Access '93: Inclusion in Life Conference. The conference covered a number of issues: parent advocacy and action; inclusive education; accommodation; changing ideas and practices in service provision; and inclusive communities. Keywords: Advocacy, Families, Inclusion

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