Publications from Citizen Network members for reading and sharing.
Advancing Inclusive Education: An Overview
David Towell shares an overview of national family association strategies for advancing inclusive education.
Advancing Inclusive Education in Spain
In the fourth of a new 5 part series, David Towell shares how Family Associations in Spain are working to advance…
Advancing Inclusive Education in Colombia
In the third of a new 5 part series, David Towell shares how Family Associations in Colombia are working to advance…
Genealogy of Person-Centred Planning
How activists aligned with people with developmental disabilities and their families in Canada, the US and the UK.
Advancing Inclusive Education in New Zealand
In the second of a new 5 part series, David Towell shares how Family Associations in New Zealand are working to advance…
Advancing Inclusive Education in Peru
In the first of a new 5 part series, David Towell shares how Family Associations in Peru are working to advance inclusive…
A Response to Shaping Future Support
This briefing paper reviews the UK Government's Health and Disability Green Paper: Shaping Future Support and argues…
Bridging Support is a powerful means of accelerating people's ability to leave institutional services, like ATUs.
The Power of Freedom
A New Zealand Initiative report on the positive progress of self-directed support in New Zealand.
The Quiet Progress of the New Eugenics
Eugenics is now being legitimised through a mixture of policies including euthanasia, genetic testing and the…
An Easy Read guide plus film explaining the 4 different ways of funding your care and support and managing your Personal…
What Can We Do With Those Families?
Too often families are treated disrespectfully, even by those seeking to advance inclusion or person-centred work.
Growing Peer Support
A report on the peer-led crisis support in mental health services focusing on the work of PFG Doncaster.
Avoiding Misconceptions When Designing Supports
We need to readjust our thinking to overcome the prejudices against disabled people built into the modern world.
I Already Have A Job
New research from the Chronic Illness Inclusion project on energy limiting chronic illness and work.
Important testimony from those who lived and worked in a long-stay institution for people with learning…
The Creation of Preventable Harm
The Work Capability Assessment (WCA) is a key element of the UK Government's welfare policy and has caused preventable…
A New Way Home New Edition
A practical guide to leaving institutional care and returning to your community.
Easy to Read Guide
This learning material is produced within the Erasmus project Puzzle – developing easy to read formats for…
Pregnant in An Age of Compliance
An exploration of pregnancy amidst the myths of medical technology and power.
Los Maestros Como Líderes
Una breve guía para lograr una educación inclusiva y de calidad para todos.
Teachers As Leaders
A short guide to achieving inclusive and quality education for all.
A paper from WAiS's program to help Support Providers explore alternative organisational theory and practices that…
Supporting and Developing the Workforce for ISFs
This guide from Skills for Care was developed over several months by the South West Individual Service Fund Network and…
What Price Preventable Harm?
Mo Stewart summarises the conclusions of the Preventable Harm Project which examined the causes and impact of the…
Service User Involvement in Social Work Education
An evaluation of the involvement of service users and carers in social work education focusing on the UK.
Exploring the Strength of Community
The crisis in social care teaches us that the key to promoting wellbeing for all citizens lies in citizen action and…
Basic Income Plus: Easy Read Version
Basic Income Plus is a radical way to reform benefits by giving everyone enough to live on and ensuring people with extra…
iDirect Citizenship Review 2019
iDirect provides completely individualised support to support people with learning disabilities to be full…
An Introduction to Basic Income Plus
Caroline Richardson and Simon Duffy outline a practical approach for making sure basic income works for disabled…
The Pathology of Control
Management of the NHS and other public services often produces harm by misunderstanding people's basic motivations.
Where Do We Stand?
We stand at the gates of hope - with an open heart, an open mind and an open will.
It is easy to talk about transformation, but it's much harder to make change meaningful and significant.
Energy Impairment Easy Read
This is the Easy Read version of the Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion report produced by the Chronic Illness…
Good Things About Individual Service Funds
An easy read guide to Individual Service Funds or ISFs. A great way to manage your support.
Closer to Home
Amy-Grace Whillans-Welldrake reports on the progress of Greater Manchester devolution and explores the…
I Feel Forgotten
The Chronic Illness Inclusion Project's submission to the Women and Equalities Committee inquiry into the impact of…
Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion
This ground-breaking report outlines the barriers facing people with chronic illness and explores the concept of…
Coronavirus Act 2020: Easy Read
Dorset Advocacy have shared their Easy Read guide to how the Coronavirus Act might affect your care and support.
Basic Income and Independent Living
Basic income (UBI) could have major benefits for disabled people, but the independent living movement needs to be…
Participation at 45 Degrees
Colin Miller has compiled 12 short essays on techniques for citizen-led change and constitutional reform in…
The Hub at Yeovil
The Hub at Yeovil is an example of a community bringing young disabled people together to build lives of citizenship and…
A Commissioners' Guide to Individual Service Funds
This guide offers a commissioner's perspective on how to implement Individual Service Funds and widen self-directed…
Lynn Breedlove observes the competing conceptions of self-directed support emerging around the world.
Adventurous Social Work?
Tim Keilty describes how self-directed support can be successfully applied to help families stay safe and create…
ALLFIE Manifesto for Inclusive Education
The Alliance for Inclusive Education's (ALLFIE) manifesto demands Government moves to a fully inclusive education…
Social Work Writing and Bureaucracy
Why has writing reports, plans, case notes and assessments come to dominate everyday social work, often at the price of…
Avanzando en la ruta hacia una educación inclusiva en Latinoamérica
Reflexiones de un viaje a través de Bolivia, Perú y Colombia en octubre 2019.