One of many terms being used for creating a plan for people receiving services that is based on their abilities, strengths and personal desires or goals.These plans are created by support teams or circles of support (the people who know the person best and who the person would like to have participate in planning), and professionals who are only invited at the request of the rest of the support team.
People and institutions that fall on this part of the continuum are able to quickly identify situations that are influenced by culture.
They have many resources for understanding culture.
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging and currently there is no cure.
A person experiences a loss that is private or not easy to define.
A small earthquake or tremor that follows a major earthquake.
Aftershocks usually originate at or near the focus of the main earthquakes they follow and can continue for days or months. When behavioral responses to antecedents are linked to desired consequences, these antecedents can serve as a signal to the person to engage in certain types of behavior (called discriminative antecedents).
Example: an "accessible van" means that there is a wheel chair lift and handrails so that persons with disabilities may be able to get in and out of the van.
This is usually a change that helps a student work around his or her disability.
This term is one that is commonly defined very specifically by state laws or regulations. States that have specifically provided links to definitions or information regarding this term through special CDS customizations content include: PA, KS, MN.
When facilities have been adapted so that persons with physical or mental handicaps may be able to use them.
They usually decrease in magnitude and frequency with time. Once this relationship is learned, the person may continue to engage in the behavior following the antecedent, even if the behavior is no longer reinforced.