Publications we have found helpful in our work are listed below by subject. 

Transforming Attitudes to Disability

Morris, J. (1991). Pride against Prejudice: Transforming Attitudes to Disability: A Personal Politics of Disability. Women’s Press Ltd, London, UK

Mount, B et al (1991) Dare to dream: An analysis of the conditions leading to personal change for people with disabilities,Inclusion Press, Toronto, Canada.

O’ Brien, J. (1999). Community Engagement: Necessary Condition for Self-Determination and Individual Funding

Oliver, M. (1990) The Politics of DisablementISBN-13: 978-0333432938, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Uk.

Shah S and Priestly M (2010) Disability and Social Change: Private Lives and Public Policies ISBN 978-1847427861 Policy Press, London, UK

Schwartz, DB.  (1992) Crossing the River – Creating a Conceptual Revolution in Community and Disability ISBN 0-914797-82-4 Brookline Books, Massachusetts, USA


Person Centred Planning

Beeman, P. (1989), Revised by Ludlum, C and Communitas. One Candle Power, Seven Principles that Enhance the Lives of People with Disabilities and Their Communities, Inclusion Press, Toronto, Canada.

Garland, R. (2005). I am not a cabbage – an autobiography, Circles Network, UK.

McIntosh, B. and Whittaker, A. (1998). Days of Change: Practical Guide to Developing Better Day Opportunities with People with Learning Difficulties, King's Fund, London, UK.

Mount, B. (2000). LifeBuilding - Opening Windows to Change Using Personal Futures Planning Workbook, Inclusion Press, Toronto, Canada.

Mount, B., Beeman, P., Ducharme, G. (1991). Person Centred Development a Journey in Learning to Listen to People with Disabilities, Communitas, Manchester, USA

Mount B 1991. Dare to Dream: An Analysis of the Conditions Leading to Personal Change for People with Disabilities. Communitas, Manchester, USA


Circles of Support

Ludlum, C.D. (1993). Tending the Candle: A Booklet for Circle Facilitators, Communitas, Manchester USA.

Neville, M,. Bayliss, L., Bolidson, S.J., Cox, A., Cox, L., Gilland, D., Laird, M., McIver, B., Williams C. (1995) Circles of Support, Circles Network, UK.

Mount, B., Beeman, P., Ducharme, G. (1988). What Are We Learning About Circles of Support?Communitas, Manchester, USA.


Life Skills

Beck, M. (2003) Finding Your Own North Star: How to Claim the Life You Were Meant to Live ISBN-13:978-0749924010, Piatkus Books. Little Brown Book Company, London, UK.

Buzan, T. (2006) The Ultimate Book of Mind Maps, ISBN-13: 978-0007212910, Harper Thorsons, Hammersmith, UK.

Harold, F (2001) Be Your Own Life Coach: How to Take Control of Your Life and Achieve Your Wildest Dreams. ISBN-13: 978-0340770641 Mobius, California, USA.

Heskell, P. (2001) Flirt Coach ISBN-13: 978-0007108435. Harper Thorsons, Hammersmith, UK.

Hopson, B and Scally, M. 4th Edition (2009) Build Your Own Rainbow: A Workbook for Career and Life Management, ISBN-13: 978-1852525873, Management Books 2000 Ltd, Cirencester, UK.

Johnson, S Dr. (1999) Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life, ISBN-13: 978-0091816971 Vermilion, Ebury Publishing, Random House Group Ltd, London,UK.

RaRoche, L. (2004) Life is Short: Wear Your Party Pants The 9 Essential Traits You Need To Live An Amazing Life: 10 Simple Truths to an Amazing Life, ISBN-13: 978-1401901493, Hay House UK, London, UK.

McKenna P. (2006) Instant Confidence – The Power to go for Anything you Want ISBN 978-0-593-05535-9 Transworld, Bantam Press, London, UK.

Neill, M. (2009) Super Coach 10 Secrets to Transform Anyone’s Life ISBN 978-1-84850-070-9 Hay House, London, UK.


Facilitation Skills

Townsend, J and Donovan P (2009) Facilitator’s Pocket Book ISBN 1-870471-70-9 Management Pocketbooks, Stylus, Hampshire, UK.


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