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Inclusive Research Project – Community Mapping Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Lunch and Snacks included Reception to share results: 4:30 to 6:30 pm Prestige Inn, Vernon, BC                What would happen if we asked a room full of Self-Advocates: Where do you feel welcome? Where do you contribute? Who would miss you? What gifts do you share? Share your stories and ideas about your community, be part of the big picture. A great day to share with others and meet new people Hosts: Ted Dekker with Shelley… Continue reading

River of Life

Shelley Nessman and I co-facilitated a great debriefing and planning session, first with the BCACL (now Inclusion BC) Self Advocate Caucus and then in a meeting with them and Executive Directors from all around the province – a couple of amazing days.   The first graphic is from the day with the caucus, and the second is from their meeting with the EDs.   A lot of people talked about what a great experience it was – and it was good for us too!   Many graphic recorders / facilitators don’t “facilitate” while they draw, but given my experience developing curriculum I can … Continue reading River of Life

The Navigators’ Project

Debriefing of a Spectrum Society project in which we looked at the possibilities for fostering more autonomy and self determination by providing supporters who took on a new role of “Navigators” in the lives of people with disabilities… each drawing is about 4 ft x 6 ft and took about 2 hours in real time, recording as people talked. detail detail Continue reading The Navigators’ Project