Living My Best Life: Stoke-on-Trent’s Learning Disability Plan (2021-2026)

Living My Best Life is the new draft strategy (plan) by Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group for everyone with a learning disability in the city.

Living My Best Life was co-produced with adults, children and young people with learning disabilities, parents and carers.

A public consultation (to find out what people think of it) starts on Wednesday 20th January 2021 and ends on Sunday 21st February 2021. When people have had their say about the draft plan, a final version will be written.

This page has lots of information and downloads to help you think about Living My Best Life and share your ideas about it. The original strategy can be found at

The clear information or ‘Easy Read’ version of this draft strategy (plan) was written by Reach. Press the download button to get Living My Best Life in ‘Easy Read’ with words and pictures.

The plan is very big. To help you think about it and share your ideas, Reach have written 6 Briefing Notes about the main ideas in Living My Best Life. The Briefing Notes are shorter documents about those big ideas.

Briefing Note 6 is different to the others. It has some information about some of the ideas people with learning disabilities and family carers said needed to be in the plan. These are advocacy and speaking up, working together and staff training and supporting people with learning disabilities who are parents or carers.

Reach have written a Questions booklet to help you think about the plan. You can fill it and send it to Reach, or contact them to talk about your ideas. Contact details are on the last page of the Questions booklet.