Publications from Citizen Network members for reading and sharing.
Lived Citizenship for Persons in Vulnerable Life Situations
This Open Access book brings together a variety of articles on citizenship for people with multiple impairments.
Work is Neighbourhood Business
UBI means we can respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution by growing neighbourhood support for work.
The Relationships Project shares the stories and experiences of young people in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Power and Connection
The first book dedicated to exploring the value of Local Area Coordination and its international development.
Centralisation Meets Austerity
A detailed analysis of the impact of austerity on Local Spending in every local authority in England.
Different Worldview, Different Person-Centred Plan
John O'Brien reflects on two very different ways of understanding Person-Centred Planning.
Guide: Achieving Quality Education for All
A short guide for leaders taking on the task of transformation in our schools.
A New Way Home: Slovakian Edition
Help for people in Slovakia and the Czech Republic to find new paths to living in their own home.
Good Practice in Personal Budgets
UNIC project describes global best practice in Personal Budgets and user-centred funding models.
European Guide on Personal Budgets
The UNIC Project guide to EU countries for Long Term Care and Support based on human rights.
An overview of Individual Service Funds and how to personalise commissioning in health and social care.
A structure to grow power in local neighbourhoods in partnership with formal civic structures.
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…