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Information Kit


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Aims:

  The broad aims of this website are:
  • to promote an understanding of issues surrounding disability
  • to encourage service providers to focus on the individual, not the disability
  • to develop an understanding of appropriate and effective methods of interaction with people with disabilities
  • to foster an understanding of the ways in which the information needs of people with disabilities can be met
  • to develop an awareness of issues relating to physical access to library materials
 

Contents:

 

Core information (Handouts):

DISABILITY IN THE COMMUNITY 

A WAY WITH WORDS 

EXPECTATIONS OF PEOPLE
WITH DISABILITIES 


COMMON WAYS IN WHICH PEOPLE WITH
DISABILITIES ARE VIEWED AND TREATED 


INTERACTING WITH PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

ASSISTING PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY 

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION ACT 

DDA ACTION PLANS

DISABILITY SERVICES ACT 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL : WELCOME TO HOLLAND

Activities 

Resources 

 

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