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The Expanding Worlds Podcast

Jun 29, 2022

Everyone should have the right to decide their own future but too often people with additional needs simply aren't given a voice.  In this episode my two guests are Cleo Dibb,  the Our Voices Manager and Jenny Good who was involved in the Rethink Disability campaign.  Both are discussing the imperative of giving people...


Jun 15, 2022

Getting into paid employment is a major challenge for people with additional needs. Programs that support people to develop their employability skills and enable them to break down the barriers into work play an essential role.  In this episode with Evie Halligan and Stuart Leaney we discuss the Work Buddy and Let’s...


Jun 8, 2022

One of the core skills for an independent life is independent travel. At Grace Eyre the Travel Buddy Project focuses on supporting people to develop the confidence, self awareness and knowledge they need to travel independently. In this episode with Gary Cunningham, the Travel Buddy Team Leader,  we are discussing...


Jun 1, 2022

Social interactions are an essential part of being human, providing us with connections and often a purpose. In this episode with Jenny Good from the Friendship Group and Colleen Maytham and Mario Antoon from Active Lives we explore the ways to make and keep these connections and the increasingly important role of...


May 25, 2022

Sharing our lives is what we all do but often we don't realize the impact we can have on other people's lives. In this episode with David Matthews  – Head of Service Shared Lives we are talking about what the Shared Lives scheme is all about and exactly how it works. We also discuss why it is such an effective way to...