In this training, we begin by discussing traditional models of disability and how these models disempowered people with disabilities. Then we describe the self-determination and person-centered planning movements. Next, we go over community-based inclusion and the role of the ABA provider in person-centered planning. The training concludes with an explanation of the philosophy and values of developmental disability support services, as well as a description of what advocacy is and is not.
Participants will be able to understand:
1) Traditional models of disability
3) Person-centered planning
4) Community-based inclusion
5) Philosophy and values of developmental disability support services
Paraprofessionals and Professionals