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May 7, 2013
How Big Should Group Homes Be? Latest Research Now Available
COA's recent summary of research on this crucial question is downloadable as a PowerPoint here: http://tinyurl.com/bwoasqs
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August 21, 2012
ARC of Virginia - Presentations
Dr. Conroy has recently completed 3 presentations on Deinstitutionalization History, the Promise of Self Determination, and Best Practices in Person-Centered Planning for the ARC of Virginia. These presentations are available for perusal in the Reports and Publications section of our website.
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June 10, 2012
Disability Rights International & COA Present at United Nations
Eric Rosenthal, founder of Disability Rights International, and Jim Conroy of COA spoke together at a special event at UNICEF headquarters in NY. Their emphasis was the need to get children out of, and keep children from going into, large scale institutions. More than 50 UNICEF staff were in attendance.