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Product Information A Guide to Building Community Membership for Older Adults with Disabilities

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This spiral-bound, 104 page manual provides practical steps and strategies toward helping older adults with disabilities get connected with their communities. The information offered suggests ways that help older adults with disabilities attain valued roles and relationships. Click on the "Web Links" tab above for information on how to purchase a copy.

The guide introduces and explains the stages of:

1) Getting to know you;
2) Developing a vision;
3) Getting Connected; and
4) Cultivating relationships.

This manual includes interactive educational activities for trainers of community builders, and "Paper Tools" to aid the community building process (taken in part from the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community Publications catalog).
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This web site is maintained by the Research and Training Center on Community Living with support from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, the Human Services Research Institute and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. E-mail weste050@umn.edu.
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