ERIC Number: ED363076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-May-20
Reference Count: N/A
Partners in Policymaking Curriculum. Part One: Highlights. Part II: Collection of Readings.
Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul.
This document contains a curriculum for training people with disabilities and parents of young children with disabilities to become community leaders. The curriculum contains highlights of nine topical areas, including: the history and future of services for people with developmental disabilities; the history and future of self-advocacy; inclusive education; supported, competitive employment; whole life planning; service coordination; state-of-the-art technology; necessary supports for creating a positive home environment; and strategies for advocates and self-advocates. For each of the nine topics, information provided includes introductory statements, competencies, concept highlights, and a list of key readings. Part II is a bibliography of 150 items provides additional suggestions for readings grouped by the nine topical areas. An attached brochure describes the Partners in Policymaking training program. A sample application form is included. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Child Advocacy, Citizen Participation, Community Action, Community Programs, Curriculum, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Human Services, Leadership Training, Long Range Planning, Mainstreaming, Policy Formation, Program Development, Public Policy, Self Advocacy, Supported Employment, Technology
Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, 300 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155 (single copy available upon request).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul.