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  • Inclusion at a University: Experiences of a Young Woman with Down Syndrome

    This study examines how through the collaborative support of university instructors, teachers and parents a woman with Down Syndrome was successfully included in a speech communications course at a private university in the US. The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of this experience on the student,...

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  • Re-Thinking Respite

    Social Role Valorization provides a framework for upgrading the social status of people at risk of devaluation and even those already devalued. This article examines one particular service model - the traditional respite service model - to assess the ways the potential for valued roles is facilitated or impeded, and...

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  • Implementing Person-Centred Planning: Voices of Experience

    This book accompanies A Little Book About Person Centered Planning in providing ways to think about person-centered planning. The contributing authors are a whose who of person-centered planning and include names such as Beth Mount, Pat Fratangelo and Jeff Strully.

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  • A Little Book About Person-Centered Planning

    A number of contributing authors provide ways to think about person centred planning both in the post planning, planning and going forward stages.

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  • Sara Webb: Disaster Area

    Sara Webb Disaster Area is a book about a family that is unusual so to speak. Sara's older sister Dee has Down Syndrome and her older brother Max has Autism. Sara's problems start with the school bullies teasing her about her family members, and she also has to cope with...

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  • The Turning Point

    Karen tells the story of her son Daniel. Daniel has Down Syndrome. The article is in two parts. The first part describes his inclusion in the local primary school and the author's feelings about putting Daniel in this environment where, she initially thought, he would be subject to ridicule and loneliness.

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  • Finding a Way: Case Studies in Disability Discrimination Law

    This book gives practical tips for making a disability discrimination complaint. You will still need to obtain legal advice when making a complaint. This book, however, can act as a tool to help you understand the process.

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  • One Person at a Time: Sharing stories and insights from the search to create better lives

    A collection of conference papers featuring Jeff Strully and Michael Kendrick.

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  • "I Don't Know"

    This article considers the words "I don't know" and suggests that these three words can have a profound effect on the life of a child or adult with disability and their families. Instead of professionals telling parents what their children will not be doing, thereby prophesising doom and gloom, they...

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  • Disability is not a dirty word

    Sarah Barton writes that disability is not a word to be ashamed of. Disability should be embraced not taken as a sign of mourning for things lost or for plans and aspirations that will never be achieved.

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