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Journey Skills Podcast

Sep 25, 2017

Independence can be reached in many ways. Shared Lives in the UK offers one approach to help people with additional needs develop independence focused skills based on a holistic approach. This week we talk to Karen from Shared Lives who explains how this innovative program works.

Shared Lives matches hosts with people...


Sep 18, 2017

There’s a solution out there for every challenge, including finding clothing designed to make getting dressed easier. This week we talk to Katie Ellis, from The Able Label, a UK based clothing manufacturer.

The company was originally started to help Katie’s grandmother, who had Parkinson’s, find clothes that were...


Sep 11, 2017

Not giving up, hanging in there – is the theme of this week’s podcast interview with Carmelina. She shares her journey with her son Dominic with us. Sometimes picking your battles is the key, as small things become your focus when you need to be looking at the bigger picture. We need to decide what will make the...


Sep 4, 2017

REDinc offers a model worth replicating when it comes to helping young people achieve their work related dreams according to Mitch Halligan Work and Training Coordinator at REDinc.

REDinc. is based in NSW, Australia, and was originally started by 5 families who found there was nowhere for their children to progress to...