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1/ If you
• live in #Ontario, #Canada
• access, approved for The #DirectFunding Program through @CIL_Toronto

I would like to hear from you. I'm planning to apply to #DFP and would like client's knowledge of the process/related issues.
2/ I've called CILT, visited the website, and have #TheDirectFunding information application, but nothing quite compares to #livedexperience.
I don't have a terminal condition or quadri/paraplegia, and am not an amputee.
3/ When researching The Direct Funding Program for people with #Disabilities, the above conditions are what I encounter. I do meet the DFP criteria, I believe: i.e. need help w/transferring, grooming, dressing, item 7 of eligibility criteria.

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Dear #Criminology,
We need to have a serious conversation about #LivedExperience in #Criminology. There's a trend for suggesting that this, in and of itself, confers special insights or even 'expertise' over/above theoretically informed learning. This is not necessarily true. 1/?
First, we need to unpick the assumption underpinning the notion #LivedExperience confers special insight. This is predicated on the idea that experiencing a phenomenon necessarily enables an individual to understand the phenomenon that they experienced. This is false. 2/?
Experience enables people to understand subjectively experiencing the phenomenon but not necessarily the phenomenon itself. Think about cancer. Experiencing cancer doesn't necessarily mean that you will have any sophisticated understanding of malignant cellular metastasis but 3/?
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Started to read some of these, and you start to realise the implications if society does not address the needs of 'invisible' groups, older men #awoc being one that requires urgent attention #endloneliness #transformageing #increasefun
What really resonates with me, & I'm not #awoc, although as a #carer I didn't have children, are the negative perceptions of older childless men. A recent experience when talk about @CM2MLtd was being interrogated for a good 20 mins of why a man wants to do this. It was all.1/3
about safeguarding & nothing to do with the needs of older men, so why did a man with #livedexperience get a grill? I can only think due to how some ppl view abusers men not live locally were view in a certain way? I carry my DBS with me, but why should I feel the need 2/3..
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