Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
Pathfinders Review 2
David Towell reviews Pathfinders, the latest book by John O'Brien and Beth Mount published by Inclusion Press.
Politics & Economics of Personal Budgets
In the first of a short series of essays Simon Duffy explores the political and economic challenges of moving towards personal budgets.
Metaphors in Leadership
Michael Croft of Innovation People has developed this resource to support effective and efficient strategic and operational decision-making.
Insights from ABCD
David Towell finds much can be gained from exploring the rich strand of often very local work associated with Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD).
This book by John O'Brien and Beth Mount describes what we can learn from pathfinders with disabilities who have helped us move towards a more inclusive community.
A clear and accessible guide for people with learning disabilities and their allies, written by Kay Mills, to help people form friendships and find love.
Trust Is The Key
Inclusion, based in Glasgow, use Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Personalised Support but trust is the deeper issue.
Visiting Radio Valo
Radio Valo interviewed Simon Duffy about self-directed support and individual budgets on his visit to Lyhty (home of PKN) near Helsinki.
Relationship Based Care in Action
Susan Harrison describes how she was inspired by an Alaskan model of relationship-based care - called Nuka.
Jo Battersby undertook research in the UK to try and determine the role of government in strengthening communities to deliver social change for people with disabilities.
Abbot's Mill Project
Jo Kidd describes the Abbot's Mill Project, an initiative that combines a commitment to sustainability and social justice.
Simon Duffy talks about how social innovations develop.