2002 – The beginnings of My Way transition expertise

In 2002 MacIntyre received funding from the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund for a three year project, looking at the difficulties experienced by people with learning disabilities when they move from children’s to adult services. The first stage involved a series of five focus groups around the country, involving young people with a learning disability and their families. The outcome was a resource pack providing information about the transition from school years to adult life for people with a learning disability. As a result, MacIntyre developed a transition model called My Way. MacIntyre My Way is a model that supports young people making the transition from children’s services to the adult life, focussing on self-directed support with the help of a dedicated facilitator, assisting young people and their families to design and be in control of their support arrangements, and ultimately achieving their aspirations for their adult life.

My Way Brochure

2002
2002

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