101 Ways to Make Friends

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This is an overview of the Inclusive Research Community Mapping Project so far.   You should be able to click on the graphics and see them larger.   Feel free to save them and to use them in publications if you like; just attribute it to this site and to my own site http://www.imagineacircle.com

TedsTalks2-003Through a contract with Community Living B.C. we’ve been working on helping families, networks and individuals “deepen and expand” their personal support networks of friends, families, congregations, work colleagues and those who share their passions.  What great work!   Last autumn, after one of these sessions Ted Decker asked us to come and speak to his self advocate group, Vernon’s own Community Connections.  We talked about what we’ve been doing, they talked about what they’ve been doing, and then they told us about a vision they had: “What…

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Director of Research, Training and Development, Spectrum Society for Community Living. As well as being responsible for in-house training and research on best practices in the field of helping people with disabilities organize their supports, I support self advocacy groups, contract to provide training and workshops to other agencies and groups and facilitate inclusive research groups. I am the author/illustrator of three books, co-editor of a new anthology for 2012, and co-editor of Spectrum Press. My passion is creating networks of best practice leaders in our field to share person-centred alternatives in how people with disabilities can be facilitated to live lives where their gifts are necessary components in their communities. I am currently half way through a Masters degree in Interdisciplinary studies, focusing on Equity and Adult Education, and particularly on how people with intellectual disabilities may be supported in participatory leadership groups.

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  1. Aaron, thanks so much for sharing the work that you are doing. The project sounds wonderful and how wonderful to engage decision makers and the rest of the commnity at large.Shirley

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