A Real Home A Real Life

Stories about eight people with learning disabilities or autism, the kinds of support they receive and the varied ways they have gained a real home of their own and are living their own lives.

To watch the whole film with subtitles (about 33 minutes)-click here

To watch the whole film without subtitles (about 33 minutes)-click here

Or you can watch individual stories:

Vince talks about living with autism and the ups and downs of his journey from the family home, to a shared house and now to a flat of his own-click here 

Paul and Lorraine have moved into Linda’s family home and share their busy lives with Linda’s family-click here

Diane describes how moving into an extra care scheme has transformed her life-click here

Margaret and Sharon left a large care home to live in their shared bungalow-click here

Sharon rents her own flat, has a busy life, including paid work, and plans to get married-click here

Katie despite her complex needs, is supported to have real choice and control over her life-click here

6 Responses to A Real Home A Real Life

  1. Tim Parkin says:

    I thought the films brought to life in a compelling way the meaning and significance of having a place that you can call home with the necessary support provided in a personalised way.

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  6. Amy says:

    An uplifting film highlighting the importance of independence for people with learning disabilities or autism and how this independence can be enabled.

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