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Safe and secure : seven steps on the path to a good life for people with disabilities (Second RDSP Edition) / Al Etmanski with Jack Collins and Vickie Cammack ; with additional contributions by Jack Styan and Kathy Bromley.

By: Etmanski, Al
Contributor(s): Collins, Jack | Cammack, Vickie | Styan, Jack | Bromley, Kathy
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Vancouver, BC : Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network, 2015Edition: 2nd RDSP edDescription: 232 p. ; 26 cmISBN: 9780973038309Subject(s): Adulthood | Transition to adulthood | Resources for parents | Books by parents | Developmental Disabilities (DD) | Estate planning | Intellectual Disability (ID) | Supportive housing and assisted living | Across the lifespanSummary: Six Steps to Creating a Personal Future PLAN for People with Disabilities An inspirational guidebook for parents and other family members who are concerned about the future of their relative with a disability, particularly after the parents become infirm or die. Any parent who has a child with a disability will find their story in the book, plus advice and tips appropriate to their child's age and circumstance. The book is primarily for families, friends and caregivers of people with disabilities. It offers a step by step guide to creating a plan for the future which provides for the safety, security and well being of people with disabilities. It leads the reader to look beyond professional social services when creating a safe and secure future. It offers alternatives based on the authors' personal experiences as parents of children with disabilities. The book is designed to inspire families and motive them to action. The book is resplendent with warm touching stories to illustrate all points. The style is easy to read, thought provoking and funny. At times, spiritual at times philosophical, each step offers timely practical suggestions and useful worksheets.
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09:06.a ETMA.a 2015 (Browse shelf) Available 102148
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
09:06.a ETMA.a 2015 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 103012
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
09:06.a ETMA.a 2015 (Browse shelf) 3 Available 103013

Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-227) and filmography (pages 228-229).

Six Steps to Creating a Personal Future PLAN for People with Disabilities An inspirational guidebook for parents and other family members who are concerned about the future of their relative with a disability, particularly after the parents become infirm or die.
Any parent who has a child with a disability will find their story in the book, plus advice and tips appropriate to their child's age and circumstance. The book is primarily for families, friends and caregivers of people with disabilities. It offers a step by step guide to creating a plan for the future which provides for the safety, security and well being of people with disabilities. It leads the reader to look beyond professional social services when creating a safe and secure future. It offers alternatives based on the authors' personal experiences as parents of children with disabilities. The book is designed to inspire families and motive them to action. The book is resplendent with warm touching stories to illustrate all points. The style is easy to read, thought provoking and funny. At times, spiritual at times philosophical, each step offers timely practical suggestions and useful worksheets.