The popular Ken Loach film, I, Daniel Blake has various free community screenings across Scotland in the coming months. A full list is available here.
Disabled people’s organisations and carers’ organisations have come together to call on Scottish Government to take urgent, radical action to create a social care support system worthy of the name. In an open letter to… Continue Reading Call for urgent radical action to transform Scotland’s social care support system
“For anyone thinking of applying for this internship in the future, my advice would be don’t be hesitant, as it is a great opportunity for disabled people.” By Laura Murdanaigum Before my internship I was… Continue Reading Helping to create a new Scottish Social Security Benefit System through lived experience.
“I would strongly recommend that any disabled person seeking employment apply for an opportunity on this programme as it really helps to build confidence and has such a diverse range of internships. The programme empowers… Continue Reading Human Resources Intern Experience Blog with Skills Development Scotland
Our new report, ‘Services for who?’, is the culmination of a 2 year DRILL funded research project which explored the experiences of disabled people with other characteristics when accessing services. We spoke to disabled people and service… Continue Reading Services For Who?
What is the #myworkstory campaign? On Friday 1 December 2017, Independent Living in Scotland, part of Inclusion Scotland, is launched #myworkstory, a social media campaign to encourage disabled people to get talking about being themselves at… Continue Reading #myworkstory campaign
The Scottish Independent Living Coalition of Disabled People’s Organisations has produced a statement about access to healthcare for disabled people during COVID-19 pandemic. This has been sent to Ministers, Boards, Royal Colleges, CoSLA and many… Continue Reading SILC Statement on NHS and Rights of Disabled People
In December 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a formal inquiry on housing for disabled people. During the inquiry, disabled people, including June and Michelle who are featured in this video, told us… Continue Reading EHRC guest blog: New EHRC guide for disabled people seeking accessible housing
On Tuesday 22nd May the Scottish Parliament had a debate about the disability employment gap, and how Scotland could make employment fairer for disabled people. At the moment, 42% of working age disabled people are… Continue Reading MSPs debate inequality in employment for disabled people
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, will be the keynote speaker at a major Disabled People’s Summit today looking at how to cut the employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people. Since the beginning… Continue Reading First Minister to address Summit on disability employment gap
The evening of Tuesday 30th May, just over a week before the General Election, Inclusion Scotland, and a coalition of other equalities organisations, hosted a hustings where party representatives could address equalities issues, chaired by… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland co-hosts General Election #EqualityHustings