Inclusion Scotland believes in and is founded upon the social model of disability, we are disabled by the barriers we face rather than our impairments themselves. Using the social model, we work to achieve positive changes to policy and practice, so that disabled people are fully included throughout all Scottish society as equal citizens.
We do this by:
- Influencing decision-makers, ensuring that disabled people are involved in developing effective solutions for policy and practice, that reflect our expertise by experience and meet our needs and aspirations.
- Supporting disabled people to be decision-makers themselves, promoting the equal representation of disabled people as policy-makers and our right to make decisions about our own lives.
- Developing capacity, awareness and engagement, of disabled people, disabled people’s organisations and the organisations and institutions that affect our lives.