- Charter for Involvement
Sets out in their own words how supported people want to be included in their services and communities
- Principles of Good Transitions 3
A framework to inform, structure and encourage the continual improvement of support for young people who are making the transition to young adult life.
- The Criminal Justice Pathway for people with Learning Disabilities
An overview of some key challenges and opportunities for change that will help improve support and reduce offending amongst people with learning disabilities in Scotland
- A collective approach to improving recruitment in the social care sector
Learning from a pilot in Fife to develop a collective approach to recruitment in the social care sector
- Charter for Involvement – short version
- Charter leaflet
A handy summary of the Charter statements
- Facing the Future Together
A national survey of young people with additional support needs and their parents and carers about their experiences of leaving school
- Practice Guide for Support Staff
People with communication support needs in the Scottish criminal justice system
- Practice Guide for support staff – People with Communication Support Needs in the Scottish Criminal Justice System
Our Practice Guide was produced by the Supporting Offenders with Learning Disabilities (SOLD) network in collaboration with our justice partners. It aims to help support workers from all sectors who find the person with learning disabilities they support, in the criminal justice system.
- Practice Guide for Support Workers
People with learning disabilities in the Scottish criminal justice system
- Putting the Charter Into Practice
Describes the views and experiences of Chief Executives and senior managers of 15 organisations that have signed up to the Charter
- Putting The Charter Into Practice (short report)
- Working together in challenging times
A report showing our learning from facilitating local forums for provider organisations
- Anyone can be a superhero
Explores a young man’s experience of leaving school and moving into college.
- Brian involved in the community
Brian Robertson talks about how he got involved in his community and what he thinks about it.
- Charter film
A short animated film that brings the Charter to life for people who have trouble reading.
- Hear our Voice
Members of the National Involvement Network (NIN) talk about what NIN means to them
- Hear Our Voice Conference
The Hear our Voice Conference was planned and led by NIN members and held to celebrate NIN's 10th anniversary
- Improving support for the accused person with a learning disability in police custody
Allan Speirs gives his experience of being a man with learning disabilities in a police interview.
4 NIN members explain what being independent means to them.
- Involvement in Action
NIN members describe their experience of using a new Talking Mat to help more people use the Charter for Involvement.
- Lynnette speaking up
Lynnette explains what it’s like having her voice heard.
- Michael involved in an organisation
Michael describes how he helps to make decisions in an organisation and how it makes him feel.
- Talking Mats Stories
How Talking Mats and peer advocacy improve the lives of supported people and help them identify changes they want to make.
- Talking Mats Stories (clips)
Extracts from a longer NIN film where NIN members talk about using a Talking Mat to help people make changes to their support
- The NIN and the future
NIN members talk about their hopes for the future of the Charter and the NIN.
- What NIN means
NIN members describe what it means to them to be part of the NIN meetings.