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Down Syndrome & Alzheimer's Disease

This booklet explains Alzheimer’s disease, why people with Down syndrome have it more frequently and at a younger age than the general population, diagnosis, support and contacts. Down Syndrome ...

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Self Advocacy Kit - Part 2: About Self-Advocacy

Part 2 of the Self-Advocacy Kit describes self-advocacy, assesses the person's present skills, and assists the person to analyse the situation before making a step by step plan. Advocacy for ...

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Self Advocacy Kit - Part 3: Being your Own Advocate

Part 3 describes how to be assertive, listen, communicate (by phone, email, letter), make a complaint and prepare for a meeting.

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Self Advocacy Kit - Part 4: Useful Information

Part 4 explores your rights, where to go for help in the ACT, online links and resources, and whether to disclose you are a person with a disability. Advocacy for Inclusion, 2013, 18pp.

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Cancer Care and Your Rights

This booklet looks at what people with cancer, their families, carers and friends can expect from the treatment team and health care system.

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Cancer, Work and You

For employees and self-employed people with cancer, and working carers describes how cancer can affect ability to work, tips on working during treatment and recovery, information on rights and ...

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Advocacy Manual and Workbook

This provides information about the goal, definition and types of advocacy, as well as how to use it to change people's minds. Strategies are broken down into a series of activities that form a ...

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Working in Person Centred Ways

This resource book aims to assist advocacy and information services in NSW to understand, examine and reflect on person-centred approaches in their work. Funded by ADHC, October 2011.

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Discover: A Resource for People Planning for the Future

This book has information needed to navigate the new National Disability Insurance Scheme. It combines complex information with Easy Read sections to enable people with impaired decision making to be ...

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The Repair Kit: Getting Housing NSW to Repair your Home

This handy guide outlines Housing NSW responsibility, how to notify them, what to do with urgent repairs, what to do if it ignores or refuses, legal orders and claims, and sources of further advice. ...

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