We need support that helps us live as full citizens, respecting our individuality and our connections to family and community.
Individual Service Funds (ISF) Guide
This guide, written by Sam Smith and Frances Brown, shares decades of experience in using Individual Service Funds (ISFs) to provide personalised support.
A Grounded Theory Study of Disability Benefit Changes
Jessica Saffer carried out doctoral research into the psychological impact of Government changes to the disability benefit system - welfare reform.
Government Cuts are Slowly Killing Me
Lorraine Howard describes how the closure of the ILF and cuts in social care in Coventry are slowly killing her.
The Binary Trap
Alain Catzeflis explores why our commitment to social justice has been in such decline and argues that a new approach must avoid binary thinking.
Democratising the NHS
Simon Duffy sets out why the latest wave of planned reforms to the NHS must be unacceptable and proposes a democratic alternative
Keeping Kids Out of Care
Tim Keilty describes life as an adventurous social worker helping people develop common-sense solutions to avoid children going into care.
Supporting People with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities
This guide provides key standards to improve the standards of support to people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Make A Difference - Support Valued Experiences
John O'Brien has produced a colouring book to be used to help us build a valued life for ourselves or those we care about.
NHS Must Get Behind Personalised Support
Simon Duffy explains why the NHS must embrace personalised support for people with disabilities and complex needs
Improving the Keys to Citizenship
Wendy Perez and Simon Duffy talk about how they are trying to improve the Keys to Citizenship as a model that works for everyone
Don't Crowd Out People with Learning Disabilities
Alain Catzeflis argues that people with disabilities are being harmed by bad Government policy and people with learning disabilities are doubly excluded.
A New Way Home
Frances Brown and John Dalrymple provide practical guidance on a personalised approach to leaving institutions.