Very exciting to finally go live with our new website.👏🏼 and 🙏🏻 to Meg Fenn, our great designer as well as to the lovely families and young people who have been happy to share images and stories here. There’s lots to read, so feel free to drop in and pick and mix. Lots of new initiatives on the horizon…
Great event today from Learning Disability England https://www.learningdisabilityengland.org.uk
Lovely presentations from Campaign4Change with a beautiful film showing how to achieve community presence https://www.achievetogether.co.uk/about/campaign-for-change-c4c
And stories from parents about how they support and work with their young adults to make things happen. Thanks to all
We are delighted to celebrate the achievements of Ashleigh Paddon, Jess Meredith Wickes and Jade Cook. Ashleigh is a Speech and Language therapist who has a wonderful website at https://the-therapy-tree.com; Jess is well known to you all as one of the stars of Abbie’s hospital visit, and has been using Storysharing for some years; Jade Cook is the Director of Spectrum Community Arts (www.spectrumca.co.uk ). Looking forward to exploring new directions for Storysharing in 2021.
NAC (Nonverbal Affective Care) has been set up by Julie Calveley to provide resources for well being in children and adults with profound and multiple disabilities. Happy to say that Storysharing® features on the site. Lots to love and read here!!
Thursday 12th November 2020 4-5.30pm/Saturday 14th November 2020 10.00-11.30 with Nicola Grove, Flo Hopwood, Katrina Arab. For current trainees and registered practitioners. Zoom link will be sent individually. Come with your experience of how to embed Storysharing® across the day, and to recognise links with your existing assessment models and frameworks.
We are delighted to have had a number of articles published on the topic of Surviving through Story.
Surviving through Stories
How people with learning disabilities are getting through COVID
Community Living – coming soon October 16th www.cl-initiatives.co.uk
Surviving through Story – documenting lives in lockdown and beyond PMLD Link 32 issue 96. As a Guest Subscribers and get free access to almost 30 years of journals – filled with stories of the real lives and experiences of individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) www.pmldlink.org.uk
International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication newsletter May 2020
Surviving through Story: COVID-19 personal narratives for children and adults with communication and learning disabilities
We were also delighted to be interviewed by Amber and Lucy on Frozen Light
Episode 5 frozenlighttheatre.com/podcast/