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.
TALKING ABOUT GROWING
OLDER AND END OF LIFE
People with learning disabilities and others talk about their experiences.
AGEING WELL WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES:JOHN
Seventy year old John is blind but leads an active and rewarding life including sport, music and advocacy for people with learning disabilities.
ACTIVE AGEING FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Vivid examples of how people are “ageing well” in a variety of active ways.
DISABILITY AND EMPLOYMENT: THE BUSINESS CASE
Employers from a variety of organisations talk about their experiences and the various ways that being open to disabled talent has been good for business.
We hear from some of their employees too.
A REAL HOME A REAL LIFE
How people with learning disabilities or autism have moved on to diverse types of housing and support and are getting much closer to the lives they want.
SELF EMPLOYMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Vivid examples of people developing micro-businesses and an exploration of the pros and cons of working for yourself.
SELF EMPLOYMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
People with different micro businesses that are at different stages of development and an exploration of the support they get.
IT’S WORKING IN DUDLEY
Featuring people with learning disabilities who are making a real success of paid work in a wide range of workplaces.