Links & Literature


BAILEY,G., NEILL, M. (2006): Quality in Person Centred Planning.
BOWERS, Helen, BAILEY, Gill., SANDERSON, Helen, EASTERBROOK, Lorna, MACADAM, Alison (2008): Person Centred Thinking with Older People. HSA Press.
CURTIS, Emilee / DEZELSKY, Milly (1994): It’s my life. Preference- based planning. Castle Valley, Utah, USA: New Hats
CURTIS, Emilee / DEZELSKY, Milly (1994): A toolbox for person centered planning. Castle Valley, Utah, USA: New Hats
LUNT, Julie & HINZ, Andreas (Eds.) (2011): Training and Practise in Person Centred Planning – A European Perspective. Dalrymple and Verdun
MOUNT, Beth (2000): Person Centered Planning: Finding Directions for Change Using Personal Future Planning. New York, USA: Graphic Futures
MOUNT, Beth (2000): Life Building. Opening Windows to change. Using Personal Future Planning. Personal Workbook.New York, USA: Graphic Futures
MOUNT, Beth / O`BRIEN, Connie Lyle (2002): Building New World. A Sourcebook for Students with Disabilities in Transition from High School to Adult Life.New York USA: Graphic Futures
MOUNT, Beth / O`BRIEN, John (2005): Make a Difference – A Guidebook for Person-Centered Direct Support. Toronto: Inclusion Press
NEILL, Max, SANDERSON, Helen, SMITH, Helen, BAILEY, Gill, CARTER, Nicola, HUGHES, Angela, JONES, Vicky: Person Centred Thinking Day Services and Beyond.
O’BRIEN, John & BLESSING, Carol (2011): Conversations on Citizenship and Person-Centred Work. Toronto: Inclusion Press
O’BRIEN, John / O’BRIEN, Connie Lyle (Hrsg.) (2002): Implementing Person Centered Planning. Voices of Experience. Toronto: Inclusion Press
O’BRIEN, John / O’BRIEN, Connie Lyle (Hrsg.) (1999): A little book about Person Centered Planning. Toronto: Inclusion Press
O’BRIEN, John, PEARPOINT, Jack & KAHN, Lynda (2010): The PATH & MAPS Handbook. Person-Centred Ways to Build Community. Toronto: Inclusion Press.
O’BRIEN, John / PEARPOINT, Jack (Hrsg.) (2002):Person-centered planning with MAPS and PATH. A workbook for facilitators. Toronto: Inclusion Press
PEARPOINT, Jack (2002): Hints for Graphic Facilitators. Toronto: Inclusion Press
RITCHIE, Pete; SANDERSON, Helen, KILBANE, Jackie, ROUTLEDGE, Martin (2003): People, Plans and Practicalities. Achieving change through person centred planning. Edingburg: SHS-Trust
SANDERSON, Helen (2010): Habits for highly effective staff: Using person centred thinking in day to day work.
SANDERSON, Helen (2007): Person Centred Teams. Stockport. See:
SANDERSON, Helen, LIVESLEY, Michelle, POLL, Carl, KENNEDY, Jo (2008): Community Connecting. Stockport: HSA Press.
SANDERSON, Helen & MATHIESEN, Ruth (2003): Person Centred Reviews. Stockport: HAS Press. Person_Centred_Reviews_Adult_Pack.pdf
SANDERSON, Helen & NEIL, Max (2009): From Individual to Strategic Change: Driving Change with Person Centred Information. Stockport.
SANDERSON, Helen & Taylor, Maye (2008): Celebrating Families: Simple, practical ways to enhance family life. Stockport: HAS Press.
SMULL, Michael; SANDERSON, Helen (2005): Essential lifestyle planning for everyone. Stockport, UK: The learning community.
SMULL, Michael; SANDERSON, Helen (2001): Essential lifestyle planning. A handbook for facilitators. Accrington, UK: North West Training and Development Team
SMULL, Michael, BOURNE, Mary Lou, SANDERSON. Helen (2008): Becoming a Person Centered System: A brief overview of what we are learning in the USA and UK. Internet: 16505/becoming%20a%20person%20centred%20system.pdf
WILLIAMS,Kim, SKELHORN, Louise, MATTHEWS, Alison: Total Communication: Person Centred Thinking and Practice. HSA Press
WILLIAMS, Richard; SANDERSON, Helen: What are we learning about person centred organisations?


An overview of person centred planning processes and a self-study course on person centred planning is provided by the Cornell University:

A lot of materials about inclusion and person centered planning is published by Inclusion Press . In Europe you can get the material in the UK from

Many articles of John O’Brien can be downloaded here:

Many materials on person centred approaches can be found on the homepage of Helen Sanderson Associates:

The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices is a network of people using person centred approaches:

A series of videos of Michael Smull and Helen Sanderson about person centred thinking