Everybody Matters has been launched!

After months of planning, filming and editing, we are delighted at the outstanding reception the project has received: “Very professional, very moving, very inspiring” “It is a really positive, informative, and instructive film”   Westbourne Studios in London hosted the launch party in June, where Colleen and Shaun took the opportunity to celebrate their hard-earned…

New postcards

Your postcards have been steadily arriving in our office. Here are some that have come in recently. We’re asking family carers who support a family member with learning disabilities to fill in one of our postcards. On the front we asked families to write down their hope for the future of their family member and…

Our sister, Colleen

Colleen’s story is a big part of the film. Colleen has learning disabilities and has been described as displaying challenging behaviour. Here, her sisters introduce Colleen’s story and write about the good life she now enjoys.  In the past, Colleen was living in a one-size fits all placement, which she was expected to endure and…

The first postcard

Our first postcards are coming in! Here’s a lovely one from this morning:   A big thank you to the family carer who sent this one in. Fill out your own here and we’ll be passing on the messages to key decision makers in the new year.

Welcome to the Everybody Matters blog

  Welcome to the Everybody Matters blog from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation  Everybody Matters is our latest film project. It stars Colleen and Shaun, both of whom have learning disabilities and have been described as displaying challenging behaviour. This has meant that in the past both Shaun and Colleen have experienced poor support and had restricted, unhappy…