Intellectual Disability Revolution
People with intellectual disabilities and their families are showing us what really matters in life.
Born to Dance
Sue Blackwell shares the story of her daughter Jen's journey as she sought to follow her dreams and live a life of her own choosing.
Asking Better Questions
Lindsay Tighe believes that if we make some simple changes to the way we communicate with each other, we enable human potential and capability to be released.
A Career in Adult Social Care
Virginia Moffatt reviews her 30 year career in adult social care in England and the journey from institutional services, to community care and the impact of austerity.
Devon County Council Supported Living Service Review
An anonymous account of how one service provider saw services for people they support cut after a new round of 'supported living' reviews.
Autism in the Care System
Alice (mother of an autistic looked after child) describes the challenge of supporting a son who rejects human contact in the current care system.
Care Cuts: Indignity & Uprootedness
An anonymous account of the reality of social care for one man with complex disabilities in the United Kingdom.
Founded by Jen Blackwell, DanceSyndrome is an inclusive dance charity that aims to inform and empower people through dance.
Individualised Funding: Implications for Family Carers
A report commissioned by Mind Australia to find out how carers experienced similar schemes to the NDIS, when they were introduced internationally.
I Would Never Have Believed
A report from the Thistle Foundation and Animate on Learning from the Individual Service Fund (ISF) Pilot undertaken in 2014.
Raising Our Game
David Towell shares ideas on the strategies we might need to build a future in which we live in harmony with ourselves, each other and the natural world.
Andrew's Passion for Cars
Andrew has a learning disability and a passion for cars. This short film gives an idea of how following this passion helps him find friends and build a life in the community.
Totally Wrong List
An overview of all the Government policies which harm or disadvantage people with learning disabilities in England.