- 1 What are the current practices philosophies and theories relevant to disability services?
- 2 What are the theories of disability?
- 3 What are the societal values that underpin inclusive education?
- 4 How do you value people with disability?
- 5 What is best practice in disability?
- 6 What are the 6 national standards?
- 7 What are the three models of disability?
- 8 What are the two models of disability?
- 9 What are the different models and theories for studying disability?
- 10 Why is inclusive practice important?
- 11 What is the role of teacher in inclusive education?
- 12 What are the characteristics of inclusive educational environment?
- 13 How do you promote disability inclusion?
- 14 How do I become more inclusive to disabled people?
- 15 How can we encourage disabled people?
What are the current practices philosophies and theories relevant to disability services?
1) Individual rights to freedom of expression. 2) Decision making by applicable laws. 3) Respect the privacy of people with disabilities. 4) Provide support and services safely and competently with a lot of care and skills.
What are the theories of disability?
The various theories include feminism, empowerment, and psychological, psychoanalytic, social psychological, and transpersonal theories. The disability experiences of people living with cystic fibrosis are used to illustrate the integration of various person-in-environment theories.
What are the societal values that underpin inclusive education?
Inclusive education can be seen to be underpinned by the values of equality, participation, developing and sustaining communities and respect for diversity. The values a teacher holds are an essential determinant of their actions.
How do you value people with disability?
Value #6: People with disabilities must be treated with respect and dignity. Value #7: People with disabilities must have the freedom to choose how they want to live their lives and receive the support they need. Value #8: People with disabilities must be able to exercise choice and control in all areas of their lives.
What is best practice in disability?
Best practices are understood here as being well-documented initiatives that provide evidence of success in contributing to the removal and/ or reduction of barriers to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of life, and which can be considered for replication, scaling up and further study.
What are the 6 national standards?
There are six National Standards that apply to disability service providers in Australia:
- Participation and Inclusion.
- Individual Outcomes.
- Feedback and Complaints.
- Service Access.
- Service Management.
What are the three models of disability?
The primary models of disability used are the Medical Model, Functional Model, and Social Model.
What are the two models of disability?
The social and medical model of disability. There are a number of ‘models’ of disability which have been defined over the last few years. The two most frequently mentioned are the ‘social’ and the ‘medical’ models of disability.
What are the different models and theories for studying disability?
The medical model: this model views impairment as a problem located in an individual. The human rights model: accords fundamental human rights to persons with disabilities. The social model: makes a distinction between impairment (physical/mental/sensory) and disability (as the experience of social oppression).
Why is inclusive practice important?
Inclusion is important because it promotes a culture of equality of opportunity and high achievement for all children, by encouraging the development of more flexible attitudes, policies and everyday practices. It also promotes community cohesion and integration through understanding of and respect for others.
What is the role of teacher in inclusive education?
The teacher’s role is not only to teach the subject but also to provide other training such as mobility training, self-care training, preparation of teaching material according to the needs of the disabled children, training in use and maintence of aids and so on.
What are the characteristics of inclusive educational environment?
No student is excluded based on type or degree of disability. All members of the school (e.g., administration, staff, students, and parents) promote cooperative/collaborative teaching arrangements. There is school-based planning, problem-solving, and ownership of all students and programs.
How do you promote disability inclusion?
10 Ways for Employers to Promote a Disability-Friendly Workplace
- Gather Ideas from Your Corporate Disability Employee Resource Group.
- Hold an NDEAM Kickoff Event in October.
- Host a Disability Mentoring Day.
- Sponsor a “Lunch and Learn” Series About Disability Issues.
- Provide Volunteer Opportunities to Your Employees.
How do I become more inclusive to disabled people?
Here are five ways.
- Create inclusive classrooms.
- Design accessible communities.
- Make workplaces inclusive.
- Increase disability representation and leadership in media, politics and business.
- Actively engage with your community members with disabilities.
How can we encourage disabled people?
5 Ways You Can Support The Differently-Abled
- Ask Before Offering Help: Don’t assume that people with disabilities would always require some assistance in leading their lives and the first step is to treat them as equals.
- Speak Clearly, And Listen:
- Make Them Feel Confident:
- Respect Personal Space:
- Make Changes: