A Guide to Training in Decision-Making for People with Developmental Disabilities

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

Positive & Productive Meetings

by Helen Sanderson and Jean Balfour with Barney Cunningham and Amanda George Illustrations by Marc Archambault Positive and Productive Meetings (PPM) is a set of strategies initially developed by consultants in England attempting to steal back their own time and energy as well as that of the people they worked with everyday. Over time very simple, … Read more

Practicalities and Possibilities! Person centred thinking and planning with older people

by Helen Sanderson and Associates The stories shared in this paper show what’s working well and what people are learning about providing truly person centred support that gives older people greater choice and control over any assistance they need. This is crucial as we know that the more people of any age rely on others … Read more