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It is not uncommon for young children to have allergies or intolerances to certain foods like nuts, eggs, and even milk. Planning and preparing for snacks and lunchtimes can sometimes be a challenging task. By working together as a team …
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  STEPS To Independence is a guidebook that provides an opportunity for individuals with an intellectual disability to determine how prepared they are for semi-independent living. It provides a holistic tool to help someone with their goal of living independently …
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When leaving home, make sure that all doors and windows are locked – including the garage door. Watch out for people who are just hanging around and seem to be doing nothing, and do not carry large sums of money. …
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How to Develop Services in Your Community From an idea comes the vision: “That People will no longer have to leave our communities to receive supports and services”. Knowledge is required to understand the needs of individuals with a developmental …
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Taking the time and effort to plan out what the process will look like is a great strategy for setting the stage for successful interactions and excellent outcomes. A planning facilitator will become more comfortable interacting with you and your …
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Selected presentations from a daylong conference focusing on the concerns and support needs of people with a developmental disability who are aging. Held on June 28, 2012 in Toronto. Master of Ceremony: Colin Hamilton The sessions included here are: The …
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Advocating for one’s family or one’s self happens on a daily basis. “Advocacy” can mean many things, but in general, it refers to recognizing something is not right and taking action. Another name for it could be assertiveness. Advocacy simply …
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