Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Rescources

World Down Syndrome Congress 2015: presentationsIn case you missed the World Down Syndrome Congress 2015, the speakers' presentations and videos are now available online, here.


  • Down Syndrome NSW Executive Director, Tracylee Arestides' report on her 12th WDSC experience:

Planning for an emergency situation
Carer Gateway
An emergency care plan is a folder or a piece of paper with all the important information in one place. The idea is to make it easy for someone to take over from you in a hurry ...

Creating One Page Profiles with people who do not use words
Helen Sanderson Associates, 30 September 2014
The purpose of a one-page profile is to provide a summary of person-centred information that people in a person's life can use to either get to know them quickly, or ensure that they are providing consistent support in the way that the person wants. By considering what is important to and for a person, and what good support looks like, one page profiles illuminate actions that make a real difference in a person's life. This animate explores the ways that a one page profile can be created with people who do not use words to communicate.


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