In May 2021, we launched 'A Shared Experience', an online resource which brings together the learning from a collection of stories gathered by the Personal Outcomes Network (PON) throughout 2020.
This is a recording of the authors, Emma Miller (University of Strathclyde) and Ellen Daly (Iriss), discussing the key features and findings of the stories gathered for the resource.
In 2012 Liam Robertson, who is on the autism spectrum, told us about his passion for TV, film and theatre and his ambition to become an actor. Liam's story is inspirational, demonstrating the importance of seeing the person, not the disability.
What's it like for a student leaving university and making the transition into the world of work?
Iriss teamed up with Glasgow Caledonian University, SSSC, the Scottish Association of Social Workers and the Scottish Government to find out. About 120 final year students as well as newly qualified social workers gathered at GCU on 22 January 2015 to share information and experience with aim of helping to shape the future direction of social work.