Intellectual Disability Revolution
People with intellectual disabilities and their families are showing us what really matters in life.
No Place Like Home
Alice Squire and Pete Richmond draw on research from the Scottish Government to show that independent living can be more efficient than congregate care.
Evaluation of Wee Enterprizers Project
This evaluation of the Wee Enterprizers Project describes what was learned as people began to explore using self-directed support as a step into business life.
Breaking the ATU Impasse
Steven Rose wonders why Government policy to close ATUs and end the admission of people with learning disabilities to private hospitals has been so poor.
How Unofficial Social Policy Drives Change
Steven Rose argues that social policy for people with learning disabilities has largely been driven by collaborative values-based work, not official government policy.
Advancing Inclusive Education
Gordon Porter and David Towell offer a framework for transforming public education systems so as to provide inclusive education for all.
Complex Needs Learning History
John O'Brien shares the perspectives of leading practitioners in personalised support from the New York State Learning Institute.
OmaPolku - My Path
NEO-OmaPolku is an innovative Finnish organisation helping people with intellectual disabilities to start their adult life with a mixture of peer and professional support.
Deinstitutionalisation in Scotland
John Dalrymple explores the lessons learned from deinstitutionalisation in this important paper, first published in Tizard Learning Disability Review in 1999.
Community Care & Inclusion for People with an Intellectual Disability
Robin Jackson and Maria Lyons are the editors of a series of essays reviewing the history of services for people with intellectual disabilities.
Love and Welfare
In this paper Simon Duffy argues that there is a spiritual tradition that has been forgotten, which offers us a much more positive and loveable vision of the welfare state we need.
Claire Bates is starting a campaign to share what people with disabilities think makes for both good and poor support around relationships.
Citizenship: A Guide for Providers of Support
Sam Sly and Bob Tindall have written a new guide for providers of support working to develop true citizenship for all.