Links

On this page are links to organizations in Canada and around the world that provide community-based services and/or work in the area of deinstitutionalization.

Below is a link to a deinstitutionalization toolkit

http://www.ncd.gov/publications/2012/DIToolkit/

As of March 31, 2009, the province of Ontario closed the last of its large institutions for persons with intellectual disabilities. Below are links to several stories and press releases related to this historic occasion.
 
http://www.inclusiondaily.com 1
 
http://www.inclusiondaily.com 2
 
http://www.ckwstv.com
 
http://www.orilliapacket.com


People First of Canada
http://www.peoplefirstofcanada.ca

Canadian Association of Community Living
http://www.cacl.ca

EndExclusion
http://www.endexclusion.ca/

Canada's Community Inclusion Initiative
http://www.communityinclusion.ca

Developmental Disabilities Resource Centre of Calgary
http://www.ddrcc.com/

The "Community for All" Toolkit
http://thechp.syr.edu/toolkit/

Blog - deinstitutionalization
http://www.deinstitutionalization.blogspot.com/

Open Society Mental Health Initiative
http://www.osmhi.org/?page=130

European Coalition for Community Living
http://www.community-living.info/index.php?page=204

ADAPT
http://www.adapt.org/

People First of New Hampshire
Institutions: Close Them!

Community Now! Choose Freedom
http://communitynowfreedom.com/home

VIDEOS

Links to short videos that profile various people involved in the deinstitutionalization movement and/or depict institutional situations in various countries throughout the world.

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Promoting Consumer Direction in Aging Services
http://www.consumerdirection.org/

Freedom Clearing House
http://www.freedomclearinghouse.org/

The Community Living Exchange Collaborative
http://www.hcbs.org/

The Institute on Community Integration
http://ici.umn.edu/

National Coalition on Self Determination
http://www.nconsd.org/

The Disability Rights Movement
http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/disabilityrights/welcome.html

Arc
http://thearc.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?&pid=183&srcid=-2
http://thearclink.org/

The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL)
http://www.thecouncil.org/resources/?c=resource-articles

Community Living Coalition
http://www.clcmo.org

Disability and Support - Sweden
http://www.skinfaxe.se/

Centre for Community Based research (formerly Centre for Research and Education in Human Services (CREHS)
http://www.communitybasedresearch.ca/Page/View/Deinstitutionalization

Free Our People

Fairview Album

Ferndale School Closure

The Open Society Foundations - How Many More Horror Stories Do We Need to Hear?

Institutions for adults with intellectual disabilities in Macedonia

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC) - The Forsaken Children

Institutions for children with disabilities in Bulgaria

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