disabled people

Briefing that looks at four particular financial changes for disabled children, adults and their families, and considers how they will interact with the broader universal credit changes. Whilst three of the changes are cuts and one is an increase, not all the people affected by the specific losses and gains will lose or gain overall in the way that might be expected. This briefing unpicks some of the complexity.

Arts agency providing a platform for artists who find it difficult to access the art world either because of mental health issues, disability, health or social circumstance.

This report, jointly published by the Equalities National Council and Scope, came out of a need to understand how BME disabled people, their families and carers feel about the services available to them so they can be improved.

Research study that uses the dual indices of individuals’ standard of living and degree of disability, using UK survey data covering over 8,000 people who are over state pension age. The indices are used to estimate the additional income that each disabled person would need in order to reach the same standard of living as he or she would enjoy without any disability.

A review of how the health care needs of disabled children and young people are met by the commissioners and providers of health care in England.

Report that looks at the existing objectives for DLA and the changes the Government hopes to bring about through the introduction of PIP (Personal Independence Payment); assesses the government’s consultation and communications process for the reform; examines the Government’s performance to date in assessing the likely impacts of the policy change; analyses the eligibility criteria and the new assessment for PIP; and assesses the proposals for implementation and contracting arrangements.

A web resource of policy briefings, publications and research on the topic of the Disabled People's Independent Living Movement and independent living in Scotland.

Article that analyses the way in which admissibility rules related to standing and victim status can in certain circumstances exclude persons with disabilities held in mental health institutions from the protection of the European Convention on Human Rights by denying them access to proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights.

A report on monitoring implementation (public policy and programmes) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Northern Ireland.