Publications and Resources

The Center on Human Policy has been a major influence in fostering positive attitudes toward people with disabilities, and continues as a strong voice for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the community.  With the distribution of publications and other materials, the Center has a goal to improve society’s literacy about disabilities by […]


John O’Brien and Connie Lyle O’Brien (Responsive Systems Associates) have produced a wide range of informational material on person-centered planning, community building, and innovative services.  Many of these publications were produced through subcontracts with the Center on Human Policy. We would like to make these publications available to you here on our web site. The majority […]

Making a Move

Advice from People First Members About Helping People Move Out of Institutions & Nursing Homes In 1990 almost 800 people will begin moving from Washington state institutions and nursing homes into community living arrangements like intensive tenant support, tenant support, adult family homes, and group homes. People First of Washington members who have already made […]

CHP Archives: ADA Appendix of Information to Accompany Manual

Bibliography of Resources: The ADA training program for self-advocates: A simplified training on titles II and III of the Americans with disabilities act. (In press). The Arc. The Americans with Disabilities Act – At work. (1994). The Arc. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and working – An easy-to-read book for people with disabilities. (1993). […]


This page is adapted from the information packet: MULTICULTURALISM AND DISABILITY: A COLLECTION OF RESOURCES AND ISSUES by Susan O’Connor Center on Human Policy See also our Links to Other Information on Multiculturalism and Disability Culture NOTE: This information package was developed in 1993. Although it has not been updated, it contains information that may continue […]

Beyond Compliance: An Information Package on the Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education

Compiled and Edited by Rebecca Cory, Steve Taylor, Pamela Walker, and Julia White With additional contributions by Jagdish Chander, Eugene Marcus, Michael Schwartz, Valerie Smith, Cheryl Spear, and Rachael Zubal-Ruggieri National Resource Center on Supported Living and Choice Center on Human Policy Syracuse University 805 South Crouse Avenue Syracuse, NY 13244-2280 (315) 443-3851 September 2003 […]


Note: We recommend you also see our section on Supported Living. The 30 Year Journey: Experiences of Progressive Inclusion from the Perspectives of Three Adults with Physical Disabilities (1998) by Mair Hall is a reprint of an article (Exceptionality Education Canada, 8(2), 57-80) that explores the experiences of progressive inclusion from the perspectives of three Eastern […]


Choice All people should be able to make decisions over various aspects of their lives. This philosophy infuses all of the work and publications of the Center on Human Policy. Articles on the Continuum and Choice On Choice