ERIC Number: ED425571
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Person-Centered Planning with Youth and Adults Who Have Developmental Disabilities.
Impact, v11 n2 Fall 1998
This feature issue of "Impact" focuses on person-centered planning with youth and adults who have developmental disabilities. Featured articles include: (1) "Centering on People: A Quiet Revolution" (Judith A. Snow); (2) "Look-and Understand-before You Leap" (Brian Abery and Marijo McBride), which describes the basic principles and values underlying person-centered approaches to planning; (3) "Person-Centered Planning: MAPS and PATH" (Jack Pearpoint and Marsha Forest), which describes a process that collects information about and creates a holistic portrait of a focus person, family, or organization (MAPS), and describes an eight-step tool that plans backwards, leading individuals, families, and organizations from identification of a vision for their future to specific actions to get moving on the journey to that future (PATH); (4) "Our Family's Maps" (Bryn, Clark, Lindsay, and Kalli Fortune); (5) "Person-Centered Planning and the Quest for Community Membership" (John O'Brien and Connie Lyle O'Brien); (6) "The True Conductor of Tim's Life" (Karen Holt); (7) "A New Way of Planning for Michael" (Joann Sorem); (8) "Who Can Facilitate Person-Centered Planning?" (Jack Pearpoint and Marsha Forest); (9) "Circles of Friends in Planning with Students" (Gerv Leyden, Colin Newton, and Derek Wilson); (10) "Becoming Dream Catchers; Person-Centered Planning and Youth with Severe Disabilities" (Anne Malatchi); (11) "A Plan Is Not an Outcome" (Michael W. Smull); (12) "Creating Person-Centered Organizations" (Ron Spoelstra); (13) "Living Person-Centered Planning in the Village of Kumbayah" (Shina Asante Ahad and Bahiya Cabral Asante); (14) "Planning for Systems Change in Alaska" (Karen Ward, Gordon Ward, Brenda Ross, Robyn Rehmann); (15) "A Person-Centered Approach to School System Planning" (Ken Woodley); (16) "It's for All of Us, or Not at All" (Andy Smith); and (17) "What's Most Important? 'Tis People..." (Te Ripowai Higgins). The issue closes with an 11-item list of resources about person-centered planning. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Change Strategies, Decision Making, Developmental Disabilities, Empowerment, Long Range Planning, Organizational Change, Personal Autonomy, Rehabilitation Programs, Secondary Education, Self Determination, Transitional Programs
Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 109 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455; Tel: 612-624-4512.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Residential Services and Community Living.
Note: A "Feature Issue", with all 17 articles on the theme subject.