Sharing Action

Videos to share

Connecting people and ideas and action IS one of the ways Paradigm support ALL to learn and develop their ideas and practice!

As we travel the country and beyond we grab any opportunity we can to capture ideas and action on film. Simple films to share people’s voices. ALL people who have shared their ideas and stories here are very happy for you to use the films…in training, team meetings, with families. Wherever you think they will be useful!

Happy watching and sharing.

It’s a Cogworld!

In John O’Brien’s paper ‘Suriviving Cogworld’ he highlights interlocking trends in managing our system of assistance for people with developmental disabilities that worry him deeply. Here is a song written by Peter Leidy following a conversation with John.

John O’Brien and Nan Carle in discussion (Dec 2014)

In this conversation between Nan Carle and John O’Brien John talks about what is meaningful to him. John explains that the meaning of our work deepens when we create the conditions for people with learning disabilities to shape their lives. Some of these include creating space for deep listening, the engagement of hearts and minds.

It’s easier to listen to than watch as the film quality is limited by the fact it is a recording of a webinar!

Happy Christmas and here’s to a brave 2015

A snapshot of 2014 to celebrate the energy of people to ensuring good ordinary lives FOR ALL.

We look forward to connecting in 2015!

Be Free 2014 THE MOVIE

Paradigm focuses all it’s energy working to ensure good ordinary lives for all, particularly people with learning disabilities. Our Ordinary Life for All Networks inspired us to dump the old style conference and create an experience with a difference. So we dreamt up The Be Free Festival. Have a look at what happened!

Be Free Festival and Beyonce

Whilst we were waiting for people to join us in the Marquee on the last morning of Be Free 2014, on the last morning Phil Constable raised the energy as Beyonce!

What is the social model of disability? – Scope video

In this film, prominent disabled people from the disability community are asked what is the social model of disability, and why is it important to them?

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