Teaching about privacy

Teaching about Privacy for Families and Caregivers of Children with I/DD is a one-page fact sheet that describes, via bullet points, what "teaching about privacy" means, the four areas to which the concept of privacy is applied (body, behavior, place, and conversation), and each individual's right to privacy. This fact sheet is intended for families and caregivers of children who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. From the Sexuality … [Read more...]

Self-determination | Research to practice

This series, Research to Practice in Self-Determination, describes key issues in the field of developmental disabilities that can be enhanced by considering efforts to promote self-determination. The format for these issues includes definitions, a brief review of the literature, promising practices, applied examples, and targeted recommendations for scaling-up efforts. This series is intended for use by people with developmental disabilities, family … [Read more...]

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