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Circles of supportKatherine Runswick-Cole [email protected] Goodley [email protected] Meet KeithThe purpose of the circle:This is KeithKeith has just moved to KLKeith would like to find some new friends

To help Keith find friendsTime outWe will stop the action & talk about what is happening by calling for time out for discussion pointsYou can stop the action too by calling time out.

Meeting OneBig Society? Disabled people with learning disabilities & civil society bigsocietydis.wordpress.com

Big Society? Disabled people with learning disabilities & civil society bigsocietydis.wordpress.comCreating a circleCan you volunteer? - Do you like football?Do you like music?Do you like walking?Could you help with finding work?Big Society? Disabled people with learning disabilities & civil society bigsocietydis.wordpress.comMeeting mapPurpose of the CircleRolesTime keepingRefreshmentsNote takerIntepreterHelp Keith meet peopleRules????Action PlanWho ? What ? When?Big Society? Disabled people with learning disabilities & civil society bigsocietydis.wordpress.comDiscussion point 1Do the roles we allocated for the meeting work in a Malaysian context?

How do you feel about taking notes and making action plans?

Is this approach too formal?

Discussion point 2How do people make connections with each other in Malaysia?How easy is it for people with learning disabilities to make friends and develop networks of support?What differences might there be in urban and rural contexts?

Circle Meeting 2Big Society? Disabled people with learning disabilities & civil society bigsocietydis.wordpress.comWhats working?Whats not working?Action PlanWho ? What ? When?Big Society? Disabled people with learning disabilities & civil society bigsocietydis.wordpress.comQuestionsHow does it feel to be part of a circle?

Does this make sense in Malaysia?

Does this already happen in some places in Malaysia perhaps in different ways?

What other ways can we find of connecting people?