Consumer Direction in Personal Assistance: How to Work Together

Consumer Direction in Personal Assistance: How to Work Together is an interactive DVD to help teach and educate personal assistants and people with disabilities on how they can work together.

Consumer Direction in Personal Assistance: How to Work Together is an interactive DVD to help teach and educate personal assistants and people with disabilities on how they can work together. It is a combination of video, questions, facts and perspectives from stakeholders in the personal assistance relationship. This DVD is available for purchase.

The DVD is divided into four sections:

  • Consumer Directions: What is it? introduces the person with a disability as the boss in the personal assistance relationship

  • Health and Safety provides information about how a personal assistant can stay healthy and safe on the job while einforcing the leadership of the person with a disability

  • Communication reviews real world communication techniques that can help personal assistants and people with disabilities work together more effectively.

  • Rights and Responsibiliities describes what both the personal assistant and the person with a disability must receive and provide.