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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 from adult status. 392 more words

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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. 457 more words

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Personal and Professional Accountability

Personal and professional accountability is a choice.

I don’t think there is any better way to talk about business and life accountability than to use youth sports as an example. 280 more words

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What would you do if no one was watching?

Integrity comes from within and may change your business plan.

Some believe the definition of integrity to be “doing the right thing when no one is watching.” … 508 more words

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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 women who receive services at ILC in a manner they deserve. 357 more words

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Better is Born from Innovation

Innovation begins when limitation is not present.

In order to do something “better”, we have to be at least a little bit innovative. Each day we are faced with obstacles. 275 more words

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The Dangers of Caring in Developmental Disabilities Services

Support individuals to live a fulfilling life.

Everyone who has worked with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for any length of time will have endured a constant onslaught of “you must be so patient” or “you must be a very special person…” Some of us have even started to believe it. 347 more words

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