The Self-Directed Support (SDS) Network is made up of organisations who are leading work in their home country or region on self-directed support, particularly those working alongside people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
Our goal is to work in partnership with other European and International bodies, especially those led by disabled people, and to help ensure we can achieve citizenship for all.
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Simon Duffy describes some of the strategies that can be used to shift systems towards the use of self-directed support.
This paper has been written as part of the SKILLS Project to begin the development of an international exploration of best-practice.
John Dalrymple, Donald Macaskill and Henry Simmons explore the development of self-directed support in Scotland and argue that there needs to be a greater commitment to the core human rights at stake.