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There’s nothing more rewarding than being part of someone’s journey towards a more fulfilling and independent life. So whether you’re part of the Lifeways community, or are searching for information or advice about complex needs, all of our resources are free for you to use and share.

Watch: SIL - Shannon's story

Watch: SIL - Shannon's story

Shannon started struggling with her mental health when she was 10. On leaving hospital and facing the challenges of living in the community she came to SIL in 2018. Here she talks to us about living in her own place and the progress she's made.

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Watch: SIL - Louise's story

Watch: SIL - Louise's story

Louise came to SIL’s Wellingborough service following several hospital placements and a number of failed community placements. Here she describes her journey so far with SIL.

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Watch: SIL - Kay's story

Watch: SIL - Kay's story

Kay's mental health deteriorated following the death of her daughter. Following a long period in hospital and subsequent placement with SIL, she's now living back home with her husband and 4 children.

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Read: Kyle’s story

Read: Kyle’s story

Kyle has used his experience living with multiple conditions, and passion for supporting others, to become an ambassador for raising awareness and addressing health inequalities for people living with learning disabilities.

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Read: Paul’s story

Read: Paul’s story

Paul hasn’t let living with cerebral palsy hold him back from achieving his sporting ambitions. His dream of becoming a Paralympian became reality through determination, a huge amount of practice and support from those around him.

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Read: Zak’s story

Read: Zak’s story

With personalised support, Zak has successfully made the move from his family home into supported living and is now working on an exciting career path.

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