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 more A 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 more What 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 more friendship 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 more We 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 more A 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 more A 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 more Learn 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.
Topic: Healthy Homes Use the materials below to help others learn more about how to develop and support healthy friendships and relationships. Download a full copy of all the Supporting Healthy Friendships content and Learning Tool Guidelines here: English, Español, Tagalog. LEARNING TOOLS 1. Fall 2016: Healthy Homes Newsletter 2. How to Keep Mold From Growing 3. Stop Bedbugs … Read more New on SafetyNet: Healthy Homes
A Guide for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (2000) The California Department of Development Services (DDS) has funded a series of activities to promote Wellness which will help ensure access to quality medical, dental, and mental health services with an emphasis on positive health outcomes. Taking a leadership role in this statewide effort, DDS has conducted research, … Read more Expressions of Wellness I: Pathways to Healthy Living