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In this video Angela Winstanley - ShipCon expert on Special Education Needs and co-founder of Special Education Needs Academy presents the third part of the training in Person Centered Planning for people with Autism. This part is dedicated to Differences in PCP approaches as well as Transition stages​ of person​ centered​ planning​. You might find very interesting facts in this video! TO SEE THE VIDEO, PLEASE CLICK HERE: PCP PART 3


Person-centered planning (PCP) is a process for selecting and organizing the services and supports that an older adult or person with a disability may need to live in the community. Most important, it is a process that is directed by the person who receives the support.

PCP helps the person construct and articulate a vision for the future, consider various paths, engage in decision-making and problem solving, monitor progress, and make needed adjustments in a timely manner. It highlights individual responsibility, including taking appropriate risks (for example, whether arranging for back-up staff is needed). Emergency planning is often part of the process.

The PCP approach identifies the person’s strengths, goals, medical needs, needs for home- and community-based services, and desired outcomes. The approach also identifies the person’s preferences in areas such as recreation, transportation, friendships, therapies and treatments, housing, vocational training and employment, family relationships, and social activities. Unique factors such as culture and language also are addressed. These elements are included in a written plan for supporting the person, which is developed based on those considerations.

  • This is the Third part of the series of video sessions on PCP. If you find this video interesting, please follow ShipCon Facebook page to see more videos like this! -  Follow  ShipCon on FACEBOOK
  • Didn't see Part 1 and 2? Watch introduction in PCP here (Part 1): CLICK HERE and History of PCP here (Part 2): CLICK HERE
  • Check out ShipCon Special Education Needs Academy: CLICK HERE


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