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    Planning For Life

    Help direct support professionals know how extremely important they are in the lives of people with disabilities! Planning for Life is for those responsible for designing and implementing self-directed supports. It is also for people with disabilities and families to help them visualize what supports can look like when they are the ones in control.Encourage and motivate your staff while you support consumer directed supports and self-determination. Learn how direct support professionals find out what people want and then make it happen.SPANISH DVD •

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    Quality Enhancement in Developmental Disabilities

    As person-centered services and supports become more prevalent, people with disabilities are enjoying more choices and opportunities–making it challenging to ensure the quality of every service offered. This timely book helps meet that challenge. Diverse contributors, including researchers, care providers, policy-makers, self-advocates, and family members, combine their expertise to help readers…
    • understand the changed expectations of people with disabilities and their families–and the resulting challenges to quality enhancement

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    Social Skills at Work

    Objective: Learn value of personal appearance, punctuality and social skills on the job.Audience: Secondary students with developmental disabilities.Social Skills at Work features real-life workers with disabilities and their employers in on-the-job settings. It covers five valuable skill areas: Dress right, be on time, be friendly, be a team player and be ready to work. This easy-to-use CD-ROM provides a “book” and “movie” option for each skill area. All movies are closed captioned and run about five minutes.

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    Specific Natural Ability Program (SNAP)

    The Specific Natural Activity Program (SNAP) is designed to assist agency staff, counselors, teachers and parents, in providing age-appropriate basic skills training for adults with developmental disabilities. The SNAP curriculum applies to everyday tasks and deals with more than 200 topics. These are typical issues faced by adults with developmental disabilities that are best learned out in the community, not in a classroom.

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    The Challenge of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    In the first book of its kind, experts describe how to help people with Fetal Alcohol syndrome. A summary of recent findings and recommendations is presented by the team who conducted the largest study ever done on people of all ages with Fetal Alcohol syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Effects.

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    The Critical Crossroad

    Recognize mental health problems among people with developmental disabilities as they arise. Created to offer insight into the need for mental health services, The Critical Crossroad is ideal for use in the training of professionals and students involved in developmental or psychiatric related disabilities.

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    The Gillian Film

    The Gillian Film is a moving portrait of a young woman who works at a local veterinary clinic, rides horses, takes dance classes, and is developmentally disabled.The film shares the difficulties and joys of both raising and being a person whose abilities are in constant and productive tension with her distinctive thought styles and cognitive capacities. Ultimately, however, through an examination of one life defined a different, The Gillian Film explores how we might transform our understanding of the meaning and worth of people with developmental disabilities.

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    The Job Developer’s Handbook

    One of the most practical employment books available, this forward-thinking guide walks employment specialists step by step through customized job development for people with disabilities, revealing the best ways to build a satisfying, meaningful job around a person’s preferences, skills, and goals. Internationally known for their innovative, proactive job development strategies, the authors motivate readers to expand the way they think about employment opportunities and develop creative solutions.

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    Working with Parents who have Cognitive Limitations

    “This video realistically portrays the challenges faced by families while helping teachers, nurses, and social service providers move beyond the “label” and approach each parent as an individual. I loved this program!”–Marilyn Espe-Sherwindt, PhD, Director Family Child Learning Center, Tallmadge, OHIn the United States today, about one million households are headed by parents who have cognitive limitations. This research-based program will help teachers, nurses and social service providers:
    • Recognize when a parent might have cognitive limitations

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