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  1. SELF-DISCOVERY AND SELF-ADVOCACY Paula Lindblom and Colleen Timbers Merrick, Inc. Odyssey Conference – 6/17/13

  2. GOALS AND DREAMS Everyone at any age has goals and dreams to be pursued for a good quality of life

  3. PERSON-CENTERED PLANNING Based on relationships that foster normalcy, inclusion, choice, purpose, belonging, security, and a maximize well being.

  4. SELF-DISCOVERY Every person has their own meaning of life, spirit, personality, history, interests, gifts, personal experiences.

  5. SELF-DISCOVERY John O’Brien’s Reflecting on Social Roles Assessment Summary Grid

  6. BELONGING

  7. BELONGING AND INCLUSION Family and friends Sports, recreation, and fitness Spirituality

  8. EXAMPLE

  9. BELONGING AND INCLUSION Neighbors/Immediate community Associations Work and volunteer options

  10. EXAMPLE

  11. BELONGING AND INCLUSION Creative opportunities Learning

  12. EXAMPLE

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  14. NEW ADS/MCS ANDSELF-DISCOVERY • Dreamed of and designed our own site. • Persons were involved in every aspect of planning.

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  17. RELATIONSHIP BUILDING

  18. BELONG—NEED TO CONNECT • Church • Greeting cards • To care for people and things

  19. EXAMPLE

  20. NSP LIBRARY “…where everybody knows your name…”

  21. SELF-DISCOVERY • Continual learning about people is necessary • Abilities and interests change • It is a journey not a destination

  22. SELF-DISCOVERY IS FOR EVERYONE

  23. EXERCISE

  24. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

  25. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY • iPads • Laptop and desktop computers • QuickTalkers, Talking Brix, SuperTalkers

  26. EXAMPLE

  27. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY • Digital cameras • Netflix • LCD projector

  28. EXAMPLE

  29. SELF-ADVOCACY • It is about the person stating what they think and feel • It is creating a philosophy and culture to support the person stating what they think and feel

  30. EXAMPLE

  31. SELF-ADVOCACY • Changes the dynamic from the person being the teacher and professionals are the students • It has to be supported from the top • The person needs to be front and center

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  34. SELF-ADVOCACY • Personal Power • Group Power

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  36. RE-CAP • Person Centered Planning • Self-Discovery • Assistive Technology • Self-Advocacy

  37. THANK YOU Colleen Timbers and Paula Lindblom Merrick, Inc. 3210 Labore Road Vadnais Heights, MN (651) 789-6200 paulal@merrickinc.org colleent@merrickinc.org