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Selected Titles From The BearPaw Library

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FASD and the criminal legal system are we criminalizing disability? - Rutman, Deborah, 1960-
Call Number: 364.07107 FAS 2007
ISBN: 9781550583519
Publication Date: 2007
"Featuring court, prison and legal professionals, family members and a young person with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, this program discusses key issues relating to FASD and the legal system. It highlights the need for diagnosis, long-term support and accomodation for those living with this permanent and invisible neuro-behavioural."

 

What are Learning Disabilities?

"This short video highlights what is known about the causes of learning disabilities. This video was produced by The Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta and created by Ryan Ewasko of Twine Box Studios. For more information, visit www.LDAlberta.ca, talk to a teacher or principal, or contact a Learning Disabilities Association in a community near you. Watch the other three video FAQs produced by the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta."

 

What Causes Learning Disabilities?

"This short video highlights what is known about the causes of learning disabilities. This video was produced by The Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta and created by Ryan Ewasko of Twine Box Studios. For more information, visit www.LDAlberta.ca, talk to a teacher or principal, or contact a Learning Disabilities Association in a community near you. Watch the other three video FAQs produced by the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta."

 

Can People With Learning Disabilities be Identified and Supported?

"This short video highlights how people with learrning disabilities can be identified and supported. This video was produced by The Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta and created by Ryan Ewasko of Twine Box Studios. For more information, visit www.LDAlberta.ca, talk to a teacher or principal, or contact a Learning Disabilities Association in a community near you. Watch the other three video FAQs produced by the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta."

 

An Introduction to Alberta's Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) Program

"The FSCD program uses a family-centred approach to provide Alberta parents with funding to access a range of supports and services that strengthen their ability to promote their child's healthy growth and development. In addition, FSCD assists with some of the extraordinary costs of raising a child with a disability. Visit http://www.child.alberta.ca/disabilities or call 1-877-644-9992."

 

Aboriginal Disabled Self-Help Group Winnipeg

"In 1992, Frances formed the first Aboriginal Disabled group in the city, for those who fit under the umbrella of Aboriginals, or for those who have an interest in helping out, with "THE ABORIGINAL DISABLED SELF-HELP GROUP." With this group, and Employment and Training through CARD assistance, further education and employment opportunities are provided specifically to the clients needs."

 

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