While we had to cancel our 2020 NorCal Gathering for now, we are working on a plan to reschedule. In the meantime, we would like to send out a newsletter to keep in touch. It will contain links to resources, articles and tools that we hope will keep you interested. Attached is the pilot edition. If you have ideas … Read more NorCal Gathering Committee Newsletter
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have had to cancel this year’s gathering. We will make a decision soon about rescheduling and let everyone know.
ListenToMe is a way to get started in helping someone move towards the life that he or she wants to lead. Don’t stop here, don’t plan just once – keep listening. Passport is for people with developmental disabilities and their friends and families who want to learn more about person-centered planning. It will also help people get … Read more Listen to Me and Your Personal Passport
Written in 1996 (by Robert Schalock)and reprinted in 1997, this article suggests that quality of life measures could be/should be a valued component of quality assurance standards. Are we there yet?
2020 Person Centered Thinking Training flyer Here’s a listing of two-day trainings offered by Mains’l. Person-centered thinking (PCT) focuses on empowering people receiving supports to have positive control over a life they find meaningful. PCT approaches respectfully address issues of health and safety from a variety of perspectives. In this 2-day interactive training participants learn to … Read more 2020 2-Day Person Centered Thinking Training
It’s getting close to Gathering time in Petaluma! More information inside about our April 1-2, 2020 get together.
A reminder that screening can help doctors find and prevent some types of cancer early.
Supporting individuals and staff who have a hard time remembering to take their medication when they’re out and about.
Supporting people who have a hard time swallowing medication. Watch A Spoonful of Yogurt.
Essential lifestyle plans are developed through a process of listening, learning and acting. In the pages that follow, you will find a collection of articles on how to do that in a responsible way. A way that supports people in living the good quality life they deserve. These are selected writings by Michael W. Smull on … Read more Listen, Learn, Act