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The Next Steps Project from Ireland celebrated the Zero Project 2015 award

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The Next Steps Project – a Zero Project Innovative Practice 2015 – is a community of learning of 23 member organisations of the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies who provide individualized support to people with intellectual disabilities so that they can live a life of their choosing. Notably, the project supports people to move from congregated settings into community-based settings.

To celebrate and recognise the people who have been sharing these changes an event took place on 28 May 2015 in Tullamore, Ireland, for all of the participants – self advocates, families and staff members. At the event each of the self-advocates who participated, or their family members, were presented with their certificate from the Zero Project award.

 

Some pics from the celebrations:

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