It’s my Choice is a Person Centered Planning workbook from the The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities. The workbook is designed to be used by people with developmental disabilities. I have linked the older and the 2017 version below so you can use the one that best fits your needs. Person centered planning is … More Risk and free Person Centered Planning workbook
Does the culture of the institution affect our mental models and therefore our expectations of people with disabilities? Here is a nice little book about creating a vision for your child from The SCILS Group – it contains a couple example stories and some worksheets for planning a vision statement for your child. Having a vision … More Institutional mindset & Vision Workbook Download
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Christmas in Purgatory- I actually found the whole book online in a free pdf format, it was at the time of this writing also available on Amazon. Willowbrook State School The Story That Revealed Willowbrook’s Horrors
The culture of institutionalization
There are some common expectations that come along with being a parent. It is usually assumed that you will bring baby home, they will be educated, make friends, grow up and go on to higher education or training, work, family, and live on their own. Obviously there are some variations on that theme, some people … More What do you expect?