Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

In Control

Type of service:
Forums And Support Networks
Carillon House, Chapel Lane, Wythall, West Midlands B47 6JX
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Service description:
In Control is a national charity that was inspired by the Independent Living Movement. It pioneers the concept of self-directed support and developed personal budgets as a way for people to take control of their own support.

In Control brings together professionals with a wealth of experience in the health and social care sectors, as well as individuals and family members who have experienced the systems first-hand.

The charity operates as an extensive network known as the ‘Community of Change,’ and it:

• Works directly with people who need support, and with their families to provide them with the knowledge, power and tools to take control of their lives
• Influences and improves the delivery of self-directed support
• Develops and tests new innovative ways for people to be in control of their lives
• Measures the impact of self-directed support and personal budgets on people's lives
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Any Age
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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