Following our opening blog by Alexis Quinn on the topic of PBS, we are now publishing the views of another contributor. Behaviours mentioned have been changed to protect privacy and the author wishes to remain anonymous. We welcome other contributions to keep this debate going.
“I wanted to contribute to the “Rightful Lives Investigates” on PBS as someone who values the perceptions of autistics lived experience, as the sibling of an autistic, as the mother of an autistic, but also as someone who has had an experience from the “other side of the fence”.
A few years ago i was a Support Coordinator, managing a team of staff, coordinating care packages and working with family members. I had a background working in residential, supported living and psychiatric hospitals. I have always, despite being female always been delegated to posts that support people who are “complex” or have “challenging behaviour”. In…
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