Friends: Connecting People with Disabilities and Community Members: A Manual for Families

Type: Resource guide

Formats: PDFPublished: 2019

A manual providing concrete, "how-to" strategies for family members to support relationships between their family members with disabilities and other community members. It describes why it is important to promote such friendships, community belonging and membership. The manual includes specific exercises to guide users in creating a plan for connecting people. This manual is designed for family members, but can also be used by support coordinators, teachers, staff, and people with disabilities to support community relationships. Additional Activity Worksheets are available. PDF

Areas of work: Families, Health and wellness, Self-advocacy, Social inclusion