Marsha Marshall of Manawanui speaks to Simon Duffy about the development of self-directed support (SDS) in New Zealand.
Marsha explains how New Zealands' approach to self-directed support has developed from initial exceptional arrangements into what is now a central plank of Government policy.
This film was created as part of the European SKILLS project, supported by Erasmus+.
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Kate Fulton shares the recent changes to the Australian support system (NDIS) and work by Avivo and others to radically redesign community support organisations.
John O'Brien and Robin Cooper share how SDS has evolved in the USA and the lessons therein for other countries.
Simon Duffy, Kate Fulton and Tim Keilty shared their work with leaders in Finland in order to explore how best to pilot and develop self-directed support.
Simon Duffy describes some of the strategies that can be used to shift systems towards the use of self-directed support.
This report on Self-Directed Support in Europe sets out strategies for service providers to work in partnership with people with disabilities and their families.