We have had the privilege of working with many remarkable colleagues who share life long passions to build a world that welcomes the talents and capacities of every person into participation in community life. We have created collections (libraries) of some of the key articles, videos and resources created individually and collaboratively - mostly "free downloads”. These treasured resources reflect decades of work by creators and actors in the cultural struggle to introduce and nurture basic concepts like ‘inclusion’ and ‘person-centered’ work for all.
This book is in part about how to support individuals with a disability who also have a reputation for being difficult, aggressive, violent, and often labeled as a “behavior problem”. Fourteen life lessons focused on listening— based on 50 years of face-to-face, hands-on experience providing supports to people with a spectrum of disability labels. Yeiter puts forth a relationship-based approach which requires listening, in the broadest and deepest sense of the word with both our heads and our hearts.
Planning, Design and Construction of Person-Centered Environments for Families Living with Autism Spectrum Disorder
John Rowell and George Braddock have worked with thousands of families to ‘design and redesign’ homes that would be safe and secure for their family members. Their creative genius has saved thousands of lives, the prevented incarceration by intelligent design. Read this before you take drastic actions.
Keys to Life (free e-book) describes stories of ten people who are living in their own homes and the adaptive work of an organization that sustains innovative design and success of each arrangement. The book also describes guiding ideals, four leadership commitments, and a template for residential design that supports people to co-create individualized supports and negotiate decision making with allies and associates