Resources

Books and Papers

May be downloaded for personal use only.  Not to be reproduced without written permission of Include.  Material is free unless specified.

Book

Inclusion or segregation for children with an intellectual impairment: What does the research say?  by Robert Jackson

Literature review of the comparisons of inclusive versus segregated education for children with an intellectual impairment.  Written for Queensland Parents for People with a Disability.  The paper can also be downloaded from this site. New review (2017) from Swift Schools   http://www.swiftschools.org/sites/default/files/Research%20Support%20for%20SWIFT%202017.pdf  See also one from Harvard academics in 2016  (http://alana.org.br/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/A_Summary_of_the_evidence_on_inclusive_education.pdf

Time to rejectSpecial needs
The concept of ‘special needs’ is not only wrong but is a key rationale for segregation.

Beginning Reading:  by Robert JacksonBeginning Reading Ebook

E-book available for purchase by mail.  The book is designed for parents; early childhood or primary school teachers who want practical strategies to markedly increase the probability of children successfully learning to read.  Learn more and purchase the book. 

Short Summary of inclusion:  Westresponse5-12-12    Published in the ‘West Australian’ 5th Nov 2012

Disability Discrimination in Education by Jackson, McAfee and Cockram

Major report produced under tender as a background document for the MCETYA Task force (Federal Ministerial Committee) looking into discrimination in education.  One author reported on the American Inclusion experience.

Disability Discrimination in Education

Short version produced as an interim discussion document.

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Papers

I Have a Dream

An Australian adaptation of the famous speech by Martin Luther King Jr.

Why should schools include a child with a disability?

An early draft of a paper published in the Journal Interaction in 2004 (Jackson, Chalmers and Wills: reference below).

Cluster Housing: What is its likely impact?  by Robert Jackson

Peer reviewed paper presented at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability (ASSID).  Fremantle, November 5-7, 2007.

Economic rationalism: Tool of Death or the New Messiah (II).  Wills and Jackson

Critique of the growing move of economic rationalism into human services, warning of the outcome when it was taken to its full extreme in history.

Community Integration: Much more than being there

Conference paper by R. Jackson analysing community integration.

Parallels between Apartheid and Disability Services

Conference paper by R. Jackson looking at disturbing parallels of modern human services.

Autism: impact of early literacy

Conference paper by Teo and Jackson, looking at early results of teaching children labelled as ‘autistic’ to read.

Curricular Inclusion

Workshop notes  on curricular inclusion.

Bruce Uditsky

Workshop Overheads on:

Jeff Strully

Workshop Handouts on:

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Some Publications by Include Staff

Most of these publications should be available through university libraries.

Cocks, E. and Jackson, R.L. (1993)The evaluation of PE Personnel 1992.  Centre for the Development of Human Resources, Social Research and Development Monographs Number 3.  Edith Cowan University, Perth.

Cockram, J., Jackson, R., and Underwood, R. (1991)People with an intellectual disability in the criminal justice system: The police perspective.  Proceedings of the national evaluation conference.  Volume 1, 128-134.  Australasian Evaluation Society.  Adelaide South Australia

Cockram, J., Jackson, R., and Underwood, R. (1993)Perceptions of the judiciary and intellectual disability.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities.  18, 189-200.

Cockram, J., Jackson, R., and Underwood, R. (1994)Prison officers’ perceptions of offenders with an intellectual disability.  Socio Legal Bulletin.  15, 41-46.

Jackson, R.L. (1994).  Where is the inclusion debate going?  Australian Association for Special Education Newsletter.  Issue 2.

Jackson, R.L., Chalmers, R & Wills, D.(2004)Should schools include children with disabilities?  Interaction, 17, 24-30.

Jackson, R., Cockram, J., and Underwood, R. (1994)Intellectual disability and the law: Noticing the negative and ignoring the obvious.  Psychiatry, Psychology and Law.  1(1), 161-170.

Jackson, R.L., McAfee, J., & Cockram, J. (1999)Disability discrimination in education: Discussion paper.  Paper prepared under contract to the Disability Discrimination Taskforce.  Funded by the Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.

Stokes, T. F., Baer, D. M., and Jackson, R. L. (1974)Programming the generalization of a greeting response in four retarded children.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.  7, 599-610.

Underwood, R., Jackson, R., and Lee, M. (1993)Shelter in crisis: Providing emergency accommodation services for young people with intellectual disabilities.  Youth Studies, 12(1) , 48-50.

Wills, D., & Jackson, R. (1996)Inclusion: Much more than being there.  Interaction, 10(2), 19-24.

Wills, D., & Jackson, R. (2000)Report Card on Inclusive Education in Australia.  Interaction, 14(2&3), 5-12.

Wills, D., & Jackson, R. (2000)Inclusive education in Western Australia: The UNESCO Education for all 2000 assessment.  Interaction, 14(2&3), 24-29.

Walker, M., Jackson, R., Maher, C., Willis, L., and Batini, P. (1994)Out of the ashes.  The Earlsferry project: An innovative response to a crisis.  Social Research and Development Monograph No. 6.  Centre for the Development of Human Resources, Edith Cowan University, Perth.

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Some paper presentations by Include staff

(Some may be available for download in the ‘paper’ section above or mailed for a small fee from Include)

Cocks, E. and Jackson, R. (1993)The matter of reputation: The evaluation of symbols and imagery in human services.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australasian Evaluation Society (W.A. Branch), Perth.  W.A.

Cocks, E., Jackson, R. Millier, P., and Flynn, R. (1994) PASSING assessment analysis.  Paper presented at “Partnership for the Future”, the 6th joint conference of the National Council on Intellectual Disability Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability.  Perth: October.

Cockram, J, Jackson, R., and Underwood J. (1992) The judiciary and people with an intellectual disability.  Paper presented at the 9th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Mental Deficiency.  Gold Coast, Queensland.

Cockram, J, Jackson, R., and Underwood J. (1993)Community corrections and intellectual disability.  Paper presented at 1993 Conference “Taking Stock”, University of Otago, Dunedin, N.Z.

Cockram, J, Jackson, R., and Underwood J. (1993)Views from behind prison walls: Prison officers and intellectual disability.  Paper presented at the National Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability, University of Newcastle, N.S.W.

Cockram, J, Jackson, R., and Underwood J. (1994) People with an intellectual disability and the criminal justice system: The family perspective.  Paper presented at “Partnership for the Future”, the 6th joint conference of the National Council on Intellectual Disability Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability.  Perth: October.

Cockram, J, Jackson, R., and Underwood J. (1994)Attitudes towards people with an intellectual disability: Is there justice?  Paper presented at the First International Congress on Mental Retardation and Medical Aspects of Mental Handicap.  The Mentally Retarded in the 2000s Society, Rome, March.

Cockram, J, Jackson, R., and Underwood J. (1994)Community sentences and people with an intellectual disability.  Paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology.  University of New South Wales.  Sydney September.

Jackson, R.L. (1989) Increasing consensus in staff groups.  Presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Behaviour Modification Association, Perth.

Jackson, R. (1991) Newspaper imaging of devalued groups.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability/ National Council on Intellectual Disability.  Geelong, Victoria.

Jackson, R. (1994)Parallels between Apartheid and intellectual disability policy and practice: Implications for citizens and services.  Invited keynote address to the Tasmanian Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of intellectual Disability, Launceston, April.

Jackson, R.L. (1994) Ethics and duty of care.  Invited workshop presented to the Australian Council for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled Conference “Working in the West”.  Fremantle, November.

Jackson, R.L. (2002)Behaviour management or developing social behaviour?  Invited keynote address to the Family Day Carers Convention, Fremantle, 15-17 February.

Jackson, R., Cockram, J., and Underwood, R. (1991)People with an intellectual disability in the criminal justice system: The service worker perspective.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of intellectual Disability/ National Council on Intellectual Disability.  Geelong, Victoria.

Jackson, R., Cockram, J., and Underwood, R. (1992)Intellectual disability and the law: Noticing the negative and ignoring the obvious.  Paper presented at the Disability, Discrimination and Justice Conference.  Griffith University, Queensland.

Jackson, R., Cockram, J., and Underwood, R. (1993)Over-represented and misunderstood: People with an intellectual disability in the criminal justice system.  Proceedings of the Australian Institute of Criminology International Symposium on Offender Management: Policy and Practice in Correctional and Forensic Services.  Perth.

Jackson, R. Stanton, M., and Underwood, R. (1993). Newspaper stereotyping of people with an intellectual disability: It’s pitiful.  Paper presented at the Donald Beasley Institute Conference “Taking Stock”.  University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.  November

Jackson, R., Stanton, M., and Underwood, R. (1995)The portrayal of Aboriginal people in West Australian newspapers: Less than a lily-white record.  Paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association 1995 National Conference, Perth.  5-7 July.

Jackson, R., & Teo, T.   Teaching reading to very young children with autism: Early results from a home and school-based early intervention program.  Paper presented at the 5th National Conference for Supplementary Children Services Workers, Fremantle, 18-20 October.

Jackson, R., Underwood, R., and Cockram, J. (1992). Imprisonment of people with an intellectual disability: Understanding causes and working towards system change.  Paper presented at the National Social Research Conference 3.  Hawkesbury, N.S.W.

Underwood, R., Jackson, R., and Lee, M. (1991). Emergency accommodation services for people with intellectual disabilities.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Psychological Society.  Adelaide.

Underwood, R., Lee, M., and Jackson, R. (1991). Community support services for mentally ill young people.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Sociological Association.  Perth.

Wills, D., Jackson, J., Haglich, D., & Jackson, R. (2000)We don’t need to leave them behind: Rapid improvement of literacy at high school.  Paper Presented at the International Learning Conference, Melbourne, July 5-10.

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Links

(all these addresses have been checked 20/1/2012)

http://www.inclusion.org.au
Foundation for Social Inclusion Incorporated.  Voluntary organisation based in WA aimed increasing the inclusion of ALL people in society.  Conducts training events for individuals, families, business, agencies, professionals and direct care workers, as well as supporting individuals and families experiencing exclusion.

http://www.pledgonline.com/
Australian site on inclusion.  Register here to join ‘patch chat’, an international bulletin board on inclusion.

http://www.family-advocacy.com/
Family Advocacy is an independent, disability advocacy organisation which works across New South Wales, Australia.  The organisation works with families in which there is a child or an adult with developmental disability.  Very positive values-based organisation strongly supporting inclusion.

http://www.qppd.org/
Major parent organisation in Queensland with a strong mission supporting inclusion and opposing exclusionary practices at all ages.  Has been involved in systemic and personal advocacy for many years and is an important resource for families.

http://www.ncid.org.au/
Site of the National Council on Intellectual Disability, publisher of Interaction.

http://www.cru.org.au
The Community Resource Unit (CRU) is a non-profit organisation based in Brisbane that conducts training events all over Queensland as well as supporting individuals and families in the State.  CRU has been one of the leading organisations in supporting inclusion and community belonging, as well as supporting many new and innovative initiatives to increaser individual and family control of services.

http://www.socialrolevalorization.com
Social Role Valorisation or SRV is a theory developed by Professor Wolf Wolfensberger of the USA to provide an explanation and response to the social devaluation and exclusion of people in all societies.  The theory has had a profound impact on human services worldwide, and much of the legislation in human services has its roots in this theory.  Much useful understanding and insight into devaluation can be gained from reading and attending workshops on this theory.

http://www.disability.wa.gov.au
Disability Services Commission of WA.  Access to some assistance in Western Australia through Local Area Coordination, a values based service that produces many very impressive outcomes.

Review Report around the inclusion of children with labels in WA Schools.  Some ground-breaking ideas.  A very farsighted document that would have profound effects if implemented well.  Report is no longer available on the web.  WAreviewSummary.

http://education.qld.gov.au/studentservices/learning/index.html/
While still focused on labels, the Queensland Education Department is starting to deal with core issues around inclusion.  Good potential for the future if they can move beyond labels to education for all.

http://www.det.vic.gov.au/det/resources/reports.htm
Victorian Education Website. Could not find information on inclusion policies.

http://awesomelibrary.org
Huge educational resource of particular interest to teachers.

http://www.inclusion.com/
American inclusion site.  Has some links, information and resources for sale.

http://www.kendrickconsulting.org
Website of Michael Kendrick.  Many great papers to download.

http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs_details.cfm?from=reading&pubs_id=5750
US Government report on literacy.  Comprehensive coverage of the literacy research.

http://dascentre.educ.ualberta.ca/
Has information on inclusion as well as International Coalition on Abuse and Disability.  Site monitoring examples of abuse in disability around the world.  Run by Dr Dick Sobsey who has also done some wonderful work in literature reviews on inclusion and community integration.

Please advise if you wish to have other links added, or if there are problems with any of these links.

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