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I am looking for a pictorial chart/page of Individual Rights. I have one that was given to me but was copied several times and it has lost clarity. Does anyone have something they can share? I find visuals are better when... (more)
Velma L. T. said 4 days, 12 hours ago . . Comment
Challenge: How would you describe POMs and how would you describe Basic Assurances? You can use two sentences for each concept and it must be in Easy English.
Casey AE G. said 1 month, 2 weeks ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
I am looking for a tool or guide to help explain to people supported how to participate on a board and or committee. And that will explain how to make informed decisions.
Mandy L C. said 3 months, 1 week ago . . Show Comments (6) Hide Comments (6)
Hi-we are developing our first factor 10 plan and I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share their plan so we can gather some ideas?
Donna L. said 2 months ago . . Comment
A Resource shared by CQL organization The Bishop Foundation For educating people about the UN Declaration of Human Rights, a FREE resource: The Story of Human Rights. This resource includes a educators guide, a workbook, and a... (more)
Vickie W O. said 2 months, 3 weeks ago . . Comment
I am after your feedback please! When you are having a follow up POMs interview with a staff person representing the organisation, do you enable them to refer to the documentation located in people's files? For example: a staff... (more)
Casey AE G. said 4 months ago . . Show Comments (3) Hide Comments (3)
Mountain Lake Services has designated "People and Families in Leadership Roles" as on of our objectives this year. Can anyone share how they were able to involve families-either through events, trainings, support groups, and... (more)
Robin H. said 4 months, 3 weeks ago . . Show Comments (2) Hide Comments (2)
Hello All, Wondering if anyone has a description on user friendly language describing the POM process from the point of view of the people being interviewed? Thanks,Pepi
Pepi M D. Ms said 5 months ago . . Show Comments (1) Hide Comments (1)
Special Citizens Futures Unlimited, Inc has been accredited by CQL for PCM. I've assembled a Ambassador Team who will promote and ensure Person Centered Methods are practiced. I'd like to provide my agency with a presentation... (more)
Alexander D. said 5 months, 2 weeks ago . . Comment
I'm looking for additional Advisory Board members for a self directed web application, T.O.U.C.H. This is a site that will provide users (person supported, OPWDD provider, job coach, parent/guardian, MSC) access to NY providers,... (more)
Alexander D. said 5 months, 2 weeks ago . . Comment

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