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When a person is a citizen, life takes place in the community, the person participates, and capacities or a strengths based approach is used. Prince (2009) contended that “citizenship obligations [for people with intellectual disabilities] include aspirations to attend regular classrooms in regular schools; to pay taxes as workers, as consumers, and property owners; and […]

Person Centered Planning

Person-centered planning is a planning process that emerged in the 1970s where the central theme is inclusion. It is focused on the person with a disability, rather than on the needs of a program or service. Person-centered planning is infused within Positive Behaviour Supports, customized employment approaches and is important in fostering relationships in the […]

Helping people reach their goals

Starting in the day program helped lay a foundation that has served Ilona Koschiecha well in her outreach counsellor position. When she began working for BACI seven years ago, she supported individuals by introducing them to recreational opportunities in the community and helping them navigate public transportation. Now that she’s working in outreach, her knowledge […]

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