As our understanding of disabilities, supports and equitable treatment improves, so should vocational opportunities.
Category: Positive Support
The Privileges of Adult Status
People with developmental disabilities deserve the same rights as adults in society, regardless of ability. Most people don’t have to earn the respect and privilege that comes… Read more “The Privileges of Adult Status”
Improving Community Supports
Everyday courtesies that will overall improve supports. It’s easy to find situations in the community that are unique to people with developmental and or intellectual disabilities. When… Read more “Improving Community Supports”
The Community’s Role in Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
The worst thing you can do for someone with an intellectual or developmental disability is to not hold them to the same standards we hold ourselves and… Read more “The Community’s Role in Supporting People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”
Right Versus Results in Communication
Communication is not about what works best, but what is right. When we define our job in terms of results, we struggle to support the men and… Read more “Right Versus Results in Communication”
The Dangers of Caring in Developmental Disabilities Services
The fine line between supporting versus caring in the developmental disabilities field.
ILC’s Positive Support Blog Series
An intro to Integrated Life Choices’ blog series on culture and positive support tips.