As more and more business and education is conducted via webinars, virtual meetings, and other online venues, the independent living community is faced with new challenges to access.
Just Include Me – Creating Greater Access for All
I am excited by the possibilities you have set into motion, and I’m seeing how ignorance in the business realm creates opportunity for FREED.
Using Photolanguage to Encourage Expression
About 15 years ago, I discovered an innovation from Australia called Photolanguage, a set of black and white image cards depicting various slices of Australian life. While the Photolanguage process is rooted in the popular education and humanist psychology movements of the 60s and 70s, I and other facilitators have adapted these image cards to …
Facilitate to Innovate, Part 1: Appreciative Inquiry
Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is one model that can help structure these questions, tapping into each participant’s potential to innovate toward successful outcomes. It grounds participants in the best of what has been, in order to envision the best possible future.
Empowerment Evaluation Resources
“Empowerment Evaluation is the use of evaluation concepts, techniques, and findings to foster improvement and self-determination. In empowerment evaluation, program participants maintain control of the evaluation process; outside evaluators work to build the evaluation capacity of participants and help them use evaluation findings to advocate for their program.” (University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension, Program Development …