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We will all have slightly different memories of how the idea for the Gr8 Support Movement started. As this Paradigm project is being launched in May 2017, here are mine.


In the style of true love

Jo Clare | 04 September 2013

I have been told all my life that carrying tissues in your handbag is compulsory at weddings because you are bound to cry. As a result, I don’t usually carry tissues. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not the tissues or the crying that I object to, it’s the handbag.


Once upon a time there were three blokes. One was blind, one had autism, all three had learning disabilities. The odds on ‘living happily ever after’ might have been better if the labels stopped there. All three had mental health and challenging behaviour labels. And all three had a reputation, shaped by words like ‘forensic’ and ‘dangerous’, the stickiest labels of all. All three were in-patients in NHS funded assessment and treatment units – like the infamous Castlebeck’s Winterbourne View – and/or equivalent secure residential units.