My Life My Way - Enabling Inclusion and Communities

Derek Russell Outstanding Leadership Award

Who's your unsung hero or heroine? Who do you think is so inspiring they deserve to be recognised for their Outstanding Leadership in the North West?

ContractWe are looking to find our Outstanding Leaders for 2025. (You cannot nominate yourself)

They must be 18+ They must be an autistic person, someone with a learning disability, or both. They must live and be working in the North West of England. Your evidence must be about things the person has done in the North West. The one thing they must be is extraordinary!

Create a video of yourself telling us 3 examples of the work of the person in the North West including references from 5 self-advocates and one local lead officer from health or social care (If you choose).

Your nomination should explain what the person has done and the difference it has made.

GoalsHere are some examples of things the person may have been involved which makes them an Outstanding Leader to give you some ideas

Video conferenceSend us your video clip!

Once you've got your nomination together, with references from 5 self-advocates and, if you like, a local lead officer then you can publish your video in any way you can, including: