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2  Rules  Rights  Responsibilities Speak Up! We can do what?

3  Rules help us understand what we need to do to keep our rights.  We ALL follow rules. Can you think of an example?

4  Rights are the rules that help make people equal.  Rights are given to everyone!

5  To have our own rights respected, it is our responsibility to respect the rights of others.  We must also take responsibility for our actions.

6 Rules and laws help us know what our rights and responsibilities are to ourselves and others.

7  You have the right to date.

8  Treat the other person with respect and remember: Personal space issues Intimacy issues Friendliness

9  What does dating mean to you? Holding hands Meeting somewhere Going to the dance Going out to eat

10  You have the right to get married.

11  Treat your spouse with respect.  Share responsibilities. Paying the bills Household chores Keeping a job  Are you ready??

12  Talk to each other about big decisions: Are you going to have children? Where are you going to live? How are you going to spend your money?

13  You have the right to have children.

14  Care for your child: Doctors appointments Food and clothes A safe place to live Unconditional love and affection

15  You have the right to open your own mail and packages and to send other people mail.

16  You have the right to choose your job and to receive fair pay.

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18  Show up for work on time.  Do the best job you can while at work.  Call and let your boss know if you are sick and can not show up for work.  Let your boss know if you have to leave work early.

19  You have the right to decide how to spend and save your money.

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21  Come up with a budget and spend within that budget.  Ask for help if you need it.  Know how much money you have.  Decide if you want a bank account.  Checking Account  Savings Account

22  You have the right to choose where to worship and how to express your beliefs.

23  Respect other people’s beliefs.  Let someone know where and when you would like to worship.

24  You have the right to have a place to be alone.

25  You have the right to say “I want to be alone.”  Choose a safe place to be alone.  Let people know when you’ll be back.  Respect other people’s right to be alone.

26  You have the right to choose your friends.

27  Treat your friends fairly  Make sure your friends are treating you fairly

28  How would you treat your friends?  Where would you go to meet new friends? (PACT CENTER )  Do you have common interests?  How do want to be treated by your friends?

29 STEP ONE:  Choose a Law  examples include:  Dating  Marriage  Kids  Mail  Choosing a job with fair pay  How to spend and save money  Where and how you worship  A place to be alone

30  STEP TWO: Let’s uncover the situation you will act out And role-play!

31  You have the right to call and visit family and friends.

32  Calling:  Decide when is the best time to call the people you know.  Let others know when you want to have privacy while on the phone.  Make sure other people get a chance to talk on the phone if you are sharing a phone line.  Visits  Sometimes it is a good idea to call first.  Be on time.

33  You have the right to decide what you want to eat.

34  Know what you can and cannot eat for health reasons such as, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or if you doctor gives you a special diet.

35  You have the right to choose where you want to live.

36  Choose a safe place.  Make sure the cost of the place you choose is within your budget.  Check out the community.  Is there public transportation?  Are there any shopping centers ?  Will friends and family be nearby?

37  You have the right to come and go as you wish.

38  Let others know where you are going and when you will be back.  Be back when you say you will be or call and let someone know if you will be late.

39  You have the right to have visitors.

40  Let other people who live with you know when visitors will be coming.  Respect your roommate’s space when you have visitors.

41  You have the right to live in a clean, furnished home.

42  Keep your home clean. Ask for help if you need it.  Put things away when you are finished with them.  Let someone know when things need to be fixed.

43  You have the right to privacy and to expect people to knock before entering.

44  Respect other people’s rights to privacy.  Knock before entering someone else’s home or bedroom.  Remind others to give you privacy when you need it.

45  You have the right to have your own belongings.

46  Take care of your things.  Clothing  Furniture  Jewelry  Ask before you use or borrow things that belong to other people.

47  You have the right to participate in group activities or do things by yourself.

48 Group  Decide together (negotiate) what you are going to do.  Listen and respect everyone’s ideas. Alone  Let others know when you would like to be alone.  Make sure you are in a safe place when you are alone.

49  You have the right to get an education.

50  You need to decide…  What are you interested in?  What classes would you need to attend to learn more about your interests?  Where are the classes offered?  How would you get to class?  What kinds of work would you have to do in the classes? Would you need any help?  How will you pay for the classes?

51  You have the right to choose your own doctors and to see the doctors when you want.

52  Make appointments when needed. Let someone know if you need help making appointments.  Show up for your appointments.  Decide what things you want to discuss with the doctor during your appointment.  If you have questions, ask the doctor. That’s why he/she is there.  Call your doctor if you cannot show up or will be late for you appointment.

53  Take care of your things.  Clothing  Furniture  Jewelry  Ask before you use or borrow things that belong to other people.

54  You have the right to participate in group activities or do things by yourself.

55 Group  Decide together (negotiate) what you are going to do.  Listen and respect everyone’s ideas. Alone  Let others know when you would like to be alone.  Make sure you are in a safe place when you are alone.

56  You have the right to get an education.

57  You need to decide…  What are you interested in?  What classes would you need to attend to learn more about your interests?  Where are the classes offered?  How would you get to class?  What kinds of work would you have to do in the classes? Would you need any help?  How will you pay for the classes?

58  You have the right to choose your own doctors and to see the doctors when you want.

59  Make appointments when needed. Let someone know if you need help making appointments.  Show up for your appointments.  Decide what things you want to discuss with the doctor during your appointment.  If you have questions, ask the doctor. That’s why he/she is there.  Call your doctor if you cannot show up or will be late for you appointment.

60  You may want a different doctor if:  If you feel uncomfortable talking to the doctor you are seeing now.  If your doctor is not helping you enough.  If your doctor is not answering your questions.

61  You have the right to agree or refuse to participate in research.

62  Let others know when you do or do not want to participate.  If you participate, you need to understand what the research is about.  Make sure all of your questions are answered before you agree to do it.

63  You have the right to receive or refuse therapy services  Occupational Therapy  Speech Therapy  Physical Therapy

64  Let others know if you do or do not want the services.  Show up for all appointments. Call if you can not come or if you will be late.  Change services or providers if they are not giving you what you want.

65  You have the right not to be put down by words or actions.

66  Let others know when you feel upset.  Speak up for yourself.  Tell someone who can help you.

67  You have the right to be treated fairly and with respect.

68  Tell someone if you feel you are being treated unfairly.  Friends  Family  Clients rights committee  Protection and/or advocacy organization  Treat others the same way you want to be treated.

69  You have the right to calm yourself down when you are upset before other methods are used.

70  Use your problem solving skills to calm yourself down.  Ask for help when you are upset.  Explain to others why you are upset.

71  You have the right to get help.

72  Ask for help from:  Friends  Family  Professionals  Lawyers  Advocates

73  You have the right to choose an advocate.

74  Take care of your things.  Clothing  Furniture  Jewelry  Ask before you use or borrow things that belong to other people.

75  You have the right to participate in group activities or do things by yourself.

76 Group  Decide together (negotiate) what you are going to do.  Listen and respect everyone’s ideas. Alone  Let others know when you would like to be alone.  Make sure you are in a safe place when you are alone.

77  You have the right to get an education.

78  You need to decide…  What are you interested in?  What classes would you need to attend to learn more about your interests?  Where are the classes offered?  How would you get to class?  What kinds of work would you have to do in the classes? Would you need any help?  How will you pay for the classes?

79  You have the right to choose your own doctors and to see the doctors when you want.

80  Make appointments when needed. Let someone know if you need help making appointments.  Show up for your appointments.  Decide what things you want to discuss with the doctor during your appointment.  If you have questions, ask the doctor. That’s why he/she is there.  Call your doctor if you cannot show up or will be late for you appointment.

81  You may want a different doctor if:  If you feel uncomfortable talking to the doctor you are seeing now.  If your doctor is not helping you enough.  If your doctor is not answering your questions.

82  You have the right to agree or refuse to participate in research.

83  Let others know when you do or do not want to participate.  If you participate, you need to understand what the research is about.  Make sure all of your questions are answered before you agree to do it.

84  You have the right to receive or refuse therapy services  Occupational Therapy  Speech Therapy  Physical Therapy

85  Let others know if you do or do not want the services.  Show up for all appointments. Call if you can not come or if you will be late.  Change services or providers if they are not giving you what you want.

86  You have the right not to be put down by words or actions.

87  Let others know when you feel upset.  Speak up for yourself.  Tell someone who can help you.

88  You have the right to be treated fairly and with respect.

89  Tell someone if you feel you are being treated unfairly.  Friends  Family  Clients rights committee  Protection and/or advocacy organization  Treat others the same way you want to be treated.

90  You have the right to calm yourself down when you are upset before other methods are used.

91  Use your problem solving skills to calm yourself down.  Ask for help when you are upset.  Explain to others why you are upset.

92  You have the right to get help.

93  Ask for help from:  Friends  Family  Professionals  Lawyers  Advocates

94  You have the right to choose an advocate.


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