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by Connections for Information and Resources on Community Living (CIRCL) April, 2001 This document can help supported living agencies develop a toolbox of information, materials and resources for learning about supported living. Included in this document are: Ideas for setting up a staff training program including requirements from the SLS regulations History of residential and living … Read moreYour SLS Training Tool Box
Developed for Horrigan Cole Enterprises by Sherry Beamer, M.S.W. with consultation from Carolyn Reggio Sherry Beamer & Associates Based on Recommendations, Literature and Research Review by William T. Allen, Ph.D. Allen, Shea & Associates This Guide is a simple script for people to teach individuals with developmental disabilities to learn and practice a basic problem solving … Read moreA Guide to Training in Decision-Making for People with Developmental Disabilities
By David M. Chavis & Kien Lee Our understanding of community can help funders and evaluators identify, understand, and strengthen the communities they work with. The meaning of community is complex. And, unfortunately, insufficient understanding of what a community is and its role in the lives of people in diverse societies has led to the downfall … Read moreWhat Is Community Anyway?
by jo kennedy, helen sanderson, and helen wilson Despite the undoubted progress that has been made by public services in improving the lives of people with learning disabilities, one aspect stands out as being very much the same. People with learning disabilities are, on the whole, still not part of their local communities in terms of … Read morefriendship and community
by the Harvard Project on Disability (www.hpod.org) Welcome to the power of human rights. This book is for people with developmental disabilities. You can use it to learn about your rights. You can also use it to talk with others about your rights. When you speak up for yourself, you are a self-advocate. When you work … Read moreWe Have Human Rights
Compiled by Patsy Davies and Claudia Bolton Assisting people feel connected to their neighborhoods and communities can be both exciting and difficult, simple and mysterious. In spite of these complexities, we believe that it is one of the most important things we can do in our work in supporting people with disabilities. This workbook is a … Read moreA Guide to Developing Community Connections
Excerpted from Patterns of Supported Living: A Resource Catalogue Today’s service systems developed around the unspoken assumption that people could not have both severe disabilities and homes of their own. — John O’Brien (1991) Introduction A primary value underlying supported living is supporting a person who controls — through ownership or lease — the place … Read moreA Home of One’s Own
While all twenty-one Regional Centers are not alike, the same laws and regulations apply to each. What you will find in this document are the general procedures that all Regional Centers use with a number of examples. While it was developed in 1999, most of the material is still quite relevant. The 782 page guide includes … Read moreLearn the Basics, Learn the Process, Apply What You Learn: Service Coordination Orientation and Training Curriculum
Happy Feet: The Video was designed for the SafetyNet and included in an upcoming training packet about foot care.