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Ipswich People Standing Out

For now, self-advocacy groups are every Monday online using zoom. We are trying really hard to find a new way to meet indoors and we will be back soon!

If you would like to join our self-advocacy groups please contact Chewy: or phone 07920 427826

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The group is made up of self-advocates who are passionate about raising awareness in their local communities, and being involved to influence, change, and empower others to do the same.

What we are working on

Ian Dunstan’s Motability Scheme project.

Report coming soon  

Andrew Dunnet and John Cockburn speak to Sandy Martin MP in November 2018

John and Andrew are going to follow this up in the new year and are planning a visit to the houses of parliament through the parliamentary outreach project. Sarah and Dan are gong to sign up to the one life Suffolk 12 week course , they have met with Josh from One Life Suffolk and will continue this in the new year.

Our Meetings

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We meet at...
17 Tower Street, Ipswich IP1 3BE

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Information and Celebrations

Ian’s Motabilty Project

Ian’s Motabilty Project

Over the last year, Ian has been working on a research project to find out the facts/myths and rules regarding the Motability Scheme. This piece of work has has gained high praise from members of The Suffolk Learning Disability Board and the audience of our Suffolk People First meeting that we held in December 2019.

Shenah(How I live My Life)

Shenah(How I live My Life)

In this short film, Shenah from Ipswich People Standing Out talks about her autism and some of the strategies to keep herself happy and positive…

LD annual health check workshop

LD annual health check workshop

Health peer educators Joel and Ian delivered the LD annual health check awareness session to two people at Ipswich People Standing Out this Monday.

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