Learning Disability Today
Supporting professionals working in learning disability and autism services

Strengthening my independence whilst living with Asperger’s

In this guest blog, Kristina, a young woman with Asperger’s Syndrome, writes about her accomplishment and growing independence alongside her work with Swanton Care:As a 26 year old with Asperger’s, I’ve worked hard with the support of talented carers to maximise my independence. I’ve gone from living in a secure unit, to living in a care home, and now in my own flat with supported living services from Swanton Care and Community. When I look back, I’m incredibly proud of the progress I’ve made and the changes I’ve achieved. I’m also keen to share my story which will hopefully inspire


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