Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Resources

Hand in Hand is the newsletter of the Down Syndrome Research Foundation, based in Vancouver. It is published four times per year in March, June, September and December. Each issue is packed with practical information for families and professionals working with individuals with Down syndrome, along with updates on what's happening at DSRF. You can read it online, download issues or subscribe.

Anxiety: Roaming Through the Stepping Stones
Melanie Rose and Kevin Alexander, Service, Support and Success, Vol 5, Issue 23, March 2016
We work in an acute in-patient unit of the North Bay Regional Health Center that supports people with Dual Diagnosis. We support a revolving door of people as one of our program’s goals is to return a person back into a safe community home as soon as possible. Some people come to us with a massive library of their history and tips on how to best support them. Sometimes though, people come with no history and a great deal of trauma ...

Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship, 29 October 2015
This video explores how a group of self advocates with developmental disabilities supported by the Langley Association for Community Living created a plain language guide to supported decision making to enable people who have difficulty understanding their making decisions rights, or need support to make decisions about their life.

Taking Action on Education: All students learning together - new booklet
To assist families in pursuing inclusion at school in a practical way Family Advocacy has created a new booklet. Taking Action on Education – All students learning together, aims to assist families in their advocacy efforts when talking to schools and the community on the importance of their child having an inclusive education.

The booklet will be provided to all participants at Family Advocacy's inclusive education workshops One Of The Kids or contact Family Advocacy on advocacyandleadership@family-advocacy.com.

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