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NICAN Postcard

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The NICAN Postcard identifies different characteristics experienced by people who are not members of a community and characteristics that arise from community participation through leisure. Its a simple resource that shows the benefits of being part of a community through a leisure activity and what people might experience if they are not active members.

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National Standards for Disability Services

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The National Standards for Disability Services (National Standards) will  help to promote and drive a nationally consistent approach to improving the quality of services. They focus on rights and outcomes for people with disability.

This is the Easy Read version of the resource.

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A Way with Words

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Language plays a critical role in shaping and reflecting our thoughts, beliefs and feelings. It should come as no surprise, then, that the way in which we refer to people affects the way they are seen by others and, indeed, the way in which they feel about themselves. Used over and over again, a convenient phrase is no longer an attempt to describe a person — it becomes a definition.

This resource was developed by the Department of Communities to equip and assist people with the use of acceptable terminologies.

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See Beyond the Disability – Queensland

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The aim of this publication is to promote better understanding and awareness of disability in the community, rather than to provide a definitive guide to disability in Queensland.

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How to Approach or Get Involved in a Community Group or Club

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This resource will give you practical tools to approach and be a part of groups and clubs within your community.

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Inclusion: What is it and How to be Inclusive

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Inclusion is a human right. Inclusive and welcoming communities value the role that people of all abilities play and offer everyone the opportunity to actively participate. This resource is designed to help community groups and clubs work towards being more inclusive.

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How Do I Find Recreation Activities in my Community?

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This resource will give you practical tips on where you can find activities within your community for you to get involved in.

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Questions to Ask Service Providers

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At Australian Inclusion Network we believe that good support means employing smart, capable people who are willing to do whatever it takes to be useful in your life. This resource will help you ask critical questions.

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