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Safe and secure : six steps to creating a personal future plan for people with disabilities / Al Etmanski ; with Jack Collins & Vickie Cammack.

By: Etmanski, Al
Contributor(s): Collins, Jack | Cammack, Vickie
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Vancouver, BC : Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network, 1997Description: 149 p.; 25 cmISBN: 9780968046203Subject(s): Adulthood | Transition to adulthood | Developmental Disabilities (DD) | Intellectual Disability (ID) | Resources for parents | Books by parents | Estate planning | 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."
Item type Current location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
09:06.a ETMA.a 1997 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 101698
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
09:06.a ETMA.a 1997 (Browse shelf) 2 Available 102120
Book Book AIDE Canada Main Library
09:06.a ETMA.a 1997 (Browse shelf) 3 Available 100967
Book Book Sinneave Family Foundation
09:06.a ETMA.a 1997 (Browse shelf) 4 Available 100970
Book Book Sinneave Family Foundation
09:06.a ETMA.a 1997 (Browse shelf) 5 Available 100969
Book Book Sinneave Family Foundation
09:06.a ETMA.a 1997 (Browse shelf) 6 Available 100968

"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."