Peer Leaders On Line Training Project (PLOT) Powerpoint presentation
Information about starting a self help group
Website information about volunteering and disability standards
A guide for Disability Service Providers on the Disability Act 2006
Quality Framework for Disability Services (2007)
Website information about international support groups
Academic paper written in 2004 Emerging new practices in organised peer support/
Articles/ Publications about peer support
Schwartz, C.E., & Sendor, M. (1999), Helping others helps oneself: Response shift effects in peer support. Social Science & Medicine, 48(11), 1563-1575.
Dennis, C.L. (2003), Peer support within a health care context: a concept analysis. Int J Nurs Stud, 40(3), 321-332.
Doull, M., O’Connor, A., Robinson, V., Tugwell, P., Wells, G. (2006), Peer support strategies for improving the health and wellbeing of individuals with chronic diseases (Protocol), The Cochrane Collaboration, 2006, Issue 2, 1-8.
Hawker, N. (1993) Peer Training Process, Association for the Blind, Melbourne.
Mullender, A and Ward D. (1991) Self-Directed Groupwork, Whiting and Birch, London
Powazek D, (2001) Design for Community – the art of connecting real people in virtual places, Waite Group Press.