Keynote: Two Roads Diverged: Choreographing a Sense of Belonging for All

Thursday, October 31, 2013
First author:
Ann Turnbull
Symposium:
n.a.
Type:
Keynote
Organisations

 

Beach Center on Disability, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
 
All authors:

Prof. Dr. Ann Turnbull

Stream:
(Family) Quality of Life

Ann Turnbull will blend theory, research, and her own family experiences as the mother of a son with significant multiple disabilities. She will describe a process for supporting individuals with intensive support needs to experience authentic belonging through actualizing great expectations, building on their strengths, experiencing self-determination, and being full citizens of their communities. She will incorporate video clips to provide examples of what it means to truly belong.