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This first module consists of four objectives related to the parents of person with disability namely:1.1 Capacity of disabled person to make a choice1.2 Capacity of disabled person to find resources1.3 Capacity to support disabled person in usage of assistive technologies1.4 Active behaviour in terms of: personal hygiene and dressing.

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  • MODULE 1 INDIVIDUAL AUTONOMY

  • MODULE 1 INDIVIDUAL AUTONOMY

    Table of content

    Introduction .............................................................................................................................. 4

    Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............... 6

    1.1. Capacity of people with disabilities to make a choice ....................................................... 6

    1.1.1 What is the individual and behavioural autonomy? .................................................... 8

    1.1.2 How the person to gain autonomy ............................................................................ 10

    1.1.3 What is important when person with disability make a choice? ............................... 13

    Practical part ................................................................................................................ ............... 15

    1.1.4 Best Practice Examples Personal Autonomy Promotion (reflection activity) ......... 16

    1.1.5. Two exercises ............................................ Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............. 18

    1.2 Capacity of family member with disability to find resources............................................ 18

    1.2.1 Four principles ............................................................................................................ 18

    1.2.2. Assessing capacity and resources ............................................................................. 19

    Practical part ................................................................................................................ ............... 20

    1.2.2.1Reflection activity .................................................................................................... . 20

    Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............. 21

    1.2.3 Relatives best interest ............................................................................................... 21

    Practical part ................................................................................................................ ............... 23

    1.2.4 Practical exercise Discussion with your family member with disability .................. 23

    Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............. 23

    1.3. Capacity to support your family member with disability in usage of assistive technologies .................................................................................................................. .......... 23

    1.3.1 What is assistive technology? .................................................................................... 24

    1.3.1 The Assistive technologies inclusion into education, employment and daily life. ..... 27

    1.3.2 Selecting the appropriate AT solution ........................................................................ 30

    1.3.3. Categories of ICT AT for the computer ...................................................................... 34

    1.3.4. PCs, smartphones, and tablets as communication devices ...................................... 36

    1.3.5 Alternatives for standard keyboards .......................................................................... 41

    1.3.6. Alternatives for standard mouse............................................................................... 44

    1.3.8. Voice Recognition ...................................................................................................... 48

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    1.3.9. Software facilitating general PC functions ................................................................ 48

    1.3.10. Writing aid software ................................................................................................ 50

    1.3.11. Reading aid software ............................................................................................... 52

    Practical part ................................................................................................................ ............... 55

    1.3.13. Case studies (reflection activity) ............................................................................. 55

    Case Study 1 - AT accommodations for learning disabilities .......................................... 55

    Case Study 2 AT accommodations for upper limbs limited function .......................... 55

    Case Study 3 AT accommodations for daily communication (combined speech and mobility disabilities) ........................................................................................................ 56

    Case Study 4 AT accommodations for hard of hearing ................................................ 56

    Case Study 5 AT accommodations for deafness .......................................................... 56

    Case Study 6 AT accommodations for chronic fatigue syndrome ................................ 57

    Case Study 7 AT accommodations for low vision ......................................................... 57

    Case Study 8 - Web Access for Student who is Blind ...................................................... 57

    Case Study 9 AT accommodations for employee with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) ......................................................................................................................... ...... 58

    Case Study 10 - AT accommodations for a person with Autism ..................................... 58

    Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............. 58

    1.3.14. Examples of reasonable adjustments (ICT and non-ICT based) .............................. 58

    1.3.15. National databases with AT information ................................................................ 59

    Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............. 60

    1.4 Active behaviour in terms of: personal hygiene and tips for dressing.............................. 60

    1.4.1. Personal hygiene ....................................................................................................... 60

    Practical part ................................................................................................................ ............... 61

    1.4.2 Useful tips try them with your family member with disability ............................... 61

    Theoretical part .............................................................................................................. ............. 64

    1.4.3. Elements of personal hygiene ................................................................................... 64

    Practical part ................................................................................................................ ............... 65

    1.4.2. Suggestions for dressing ............................................................................................ 66

    1.4.2.1 First impression and image ................................................................................. 66

    1.4.2.2. Suggestion for proper dressing for male ............................................................ 68

    1.4.2.3 Suggestion for proper dressing for female ......................................................... 69

    Appendix 1 Hints while organising a trip ............................................................................ 70

  • MODULE 1 INDIVIDUAL AUTONOMY

    Introduction

    This first module consists of four objectives related to the parents of person with

    disability namely:

    1.1 Capacity of disabled person to make a choice

  • MODULE 1 INDIVIDUAL AUTONOMY

    1.2 Capacity of disabled person to find resources

    1.3 Capacity to support disabled person in usage of assistive technologies

    1.4 Active behaviour in terms of: personal hygiene and dressing.

    Fig. 1.1 Autonomy sign

    The main aim is to discover how to create opportunities of individual autonomy, by

    developing of competencies and support, based on the International Convention for

    the Rights of Persons with disabilities in the art. 19 Living independently and being

    included in the community recognize the equal right of all persons with disability to

    live in the community, with choices equal to the others, and shall take the effective and

    appropriate measures to facilitate full enjoyment by persons with disabilities of rights

    and their full inclusion and participation in the community including by ensuring that:

    a. Persons with disabilities have the opportunity to choose their place of residence

    and where and with whom they live on an equal basis with others and are not

    obliged to live in a particular living arrangement;

    b. Persons with disabilities have access to a range of in-home, residential and

    other community support services, including personal assistance necessary to

    support living and inclusion in the community, and to prevent isolation or

    segregation from the community;

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    c. Community services and facilities for the general population are available on an

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