Gary Stark

Hello my name is Gary and I am a Expert by Experience at Inclusion North

 

My Experience

 

Care and Treatment Review expert by experience since 2016.

Involved in peer advocacy for over 10 years, promoting rights of people with a learning disability in the area.

I have personal experience of having a learning disability and speech difficulties.

Attended Tomorrows Leaders course.

I am a Director with Inclusion North.

I sometimes use cue cards during CTRs.

 

My Skills and Knowledge

 

I also work for Eden Futures and take part in interviewing and audits.

Worked for our local Clinical Commissioning Group to select new services.

I have good knowledge of local learning disability services in North Lincolnshire and benefits.

I understand autism.

 

What is important to me

 

Being part of Inclusion North – to help make sure the work of Inclusion North is good quality and making things better for people with a learning disability.

 

What people say about me

 

Knowledgeable – knows about learning disability.

A kind person: helps others.

Is caring: always friendly and patient.

Good listener, good ideas.

 

I Enjoy

 

Living with my wife.

Accessing the internet to play games.

Travelling, I can find out how to get to places.

I like helping people speak up and be involved.

I enjoy going out and making new friends.