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This story is from the How to be in control DVD. There are 16 stories from people with different levels of support. In each video a person talks about directing their own support and the effect this has had on their lives.

October 29, 2018 No comments exist

This story is from the How to be in control DVD. There are 16 stories from people with different levels of support. In each video a person talks about directing their own support and the effect this has had on their lives.

October 29, 2018 No comments exist

This story is from the How to be in control DVD. There are 16 stories from people with different levels of support. In each video a person talks about directing their own support and the effect this has had on their lives.

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In this section you’ll find 16 stories from the In Control DVD ‘How to be in control’. The videos feature people with a variety of support needs describing their experience of directing their own support: Kate’s story Julia’s story Helen’s story Gavin’s story Joseph’s story Cindy’s story Angela’s story Craig’s story Evangelo’s story Cyril and Beryl’s story Keith’s story Elsie’s story Frank’s story Bob’s story Florence’s story George’s story

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The video clips in this set of pages come from the In Control DVD titled ‘How to be in control’. The DVD has been organised under In Control’s seven steps to self-directed support and stories. You can buy the ‘How to be in control’ DVD for £12 by contacting In Control or by using the order form   Click here to see the 7 steps video clips Click here to see stories

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Top Tips is a shortened version of ‘Keys to Citizenship’ designed for people who are helping someone to plan. In the Driving Seat is a workbook for people creating their own support plan.   Some people decide their own route through life – make their plan without help. But some need support to do this. Family members, friends, advocates and paid workers can help people to get the support they need to live the life…

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Stories of regenerating lives from people supported by The Thistle Foundation in Renfrew   Between December 2000 and June 2001, 14 people began new lives – a regeneration process of discovery and rediscovery. They moved from institutional care for people with learning difficulties and physical disabilities to their own brand-new homes in two ordinary neighbourhoods in Renfrew, Scotland. They had spent between 10 and 65 years in different institutional environments – an average of 28…