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Christmas 2013

How’s your Christmas going? Many years ago on of the things I enjoyed about covering support work shifts on Christmas day was visiting clients and taking them a Christmas lunch. We often forget how many clients actually have Christmas alone … Continue reading

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Link Disability Magazine

Read my article on intellectual disability in the August edition. Link: http://www.linkonline.com.au/enews/enews_august/

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Pathologising Normality in Intellectual Disability

Therein lays the problem. When is a delusion or delusional behavior a real issue or is it something else? Have we pathologised normal behavior because someone has a disability, whilst the same behavior would be seen as a little different, … Continue reading

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What is Person Centredness?

Do we really know what being Person Centred means? Is it something that you learn from reading “Person Centred Practice for Dummies” In 2007, Leplege et al., set out to explore Person Centredness from a conceptual and historical perspective. They … Continue reading

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Creating Person Centred Organisations

The Centre for Disability Studies (CDS) is offering a one day workshop in Melbourne on Creating Person Centred Organisations: Strategies and Tools for Managing Change. The workshop furthers the work of the Centre for Disability Studies which is known for … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts – Direct Support Professionals

CDS, in conjunction with the National Disability Coordination Officer Program (NDCO), are excited to be hosting the 2013 Direct Support Professional Conference on the 22nd and 23rd July. Aimed at Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), the conference will include a dedicated … Continue reading

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Direct Support Professional Conference 2013

The Centre for Disability Studies, in conjunction with the National Disability Coordination Officer Program (NDCO), are excited to be hosting the 2013 Direct Support Professional Conference on the 22nd and 23rd July. Aimed at Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), the conference … Continue reading

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