Creating What I Know About Community

by Judith A. Snow DOWNLOAD this article A Summary: Judith Snow is still a gifted and visionary thinker – and so this writing about Dreaming, Giftedness is ultimately about relearning now to listen – so we can Dream the new Communities we so desperately want and need. Judith always began with a sooty – and […]

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Vive la Difference

The streets are exploding. People are getting hurt. There is poverty, racism, violence. Single parents, kids, gangs, drugs, booze — families — all are part of the explosion of life on the street — life in urban war zones.

Modern medicine — like most other institutions — is ill equipped to deal with this new reality. But it is here. There is no choice. Next week it will be more intense. Crack babies and multiple addictions will haunt all our corridors.

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THE ART OF GROWING INVISIBLE ANTENNAE

by Nicola Schaefer(This article is a “teaser” for Yes, She Knows She’s There) In a plane heading for Toronto, where I was to be part of a conference to do with the inclusion of people with disabilities in their own homes within typical neighbourhoods, I found myself talking, as one does on planes, with a fellow […]

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Kick Em Out or Keep Em In: Exclusion or Inclusion – Forest & Pearpoint

Download – Kick Em Out Or Keep Em In – here by Jack Pearpoint & Marsha Forest Synopsis: Students who display severe behaviour difficulties, like all children, can and should be included in the mainstream of our schools and communities. The key to making it possible is relationships. It should be no great mystery that […]

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MAPs and PATHs – A Family Perspective

MAPs and PATHsA Family Perspective by Bryn and Clark Fortune As often happens, unexpected blessings occur when we step out and try new things. As a result of a professionally motivated educational experience, our family wound up with a fresh look at ourselves in an affirming, revealing process called a MAP.Bryn is the director of […]

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Hope Restored with PATH – Glenn Cochrane

Hope Restored with PATH Glenn CochraneGang Prevention CoordinatorWinnipeg, Manitoba I decided I wanted to do something that truly might be in the area of prevention, not wait until kids were in trouble but get to them early. I phoned the principal of a downtown Winnipeg core area school (Dufferin School) where I knew the principal, […]

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Inclusion! The Bigger Picture: Forest & Pearpoint

Download: Inclusion! the Bigger Picture Marsha Forest – Books, Articles and Videos Jack Pearpoint – Books, Articles and Videos Inclusion! The Bigger Picture by Marsha Forest & Jack Pearpoint Our key question as we initiate a new millennium is “How do we live with one another?” Inclusion is about learning to live WITH one another. […]

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A Diamond in the Rough: Kanienkeha:ka/Gayokohno Immersion Schools

Download: A Diamond in the Rough ABSTRACT:In the early 90’s, Marsha Forest, Te Ripowai Higgins (a Maori elder) and I were invited to join a meeting about ‘immersion schools on Six Nations Reserve. It was a battle zone. Indian Affairs had a powerful delegation armed with arguments and money – to have the community reject […]

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MAPS: Action Planning Forest & Pearpoint

Download: MAPS: Action Planning ABSTRACT:This sort article appeared in our book “Inclusion Papers” outlining the steps of a MAP as we understood them at that time (2001). We have evolved based our experience – and although this makes good reading (historically), we would recommend using the more current version of MAPS in the book…The PATH […]

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Common Sense Tools: MAPS and CIRCLES for Inclusive Education

DOWNLOAD: Common Sense Tools Marsha Forest – Books, Articles and Videos Jack Pearpoint – Books, Articles and Videos Common Sense Tools:MAPS and CIRCLES for Inclusive Education Marsha Forest & Jack Pearpoint This article went viral in the early 90’s because families were starving for new options for their children, teachers could feel possibility but were […]

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