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 know best what matters and what needs to change. Our Disabled People’s Organisations, like Inclusion Scotland and the members of the Scottish Independent Living Coalition (SILC) are organisations of, not for, disabled people… Continue Reading SILC’s Letter to the Human Rights Taskforce on UNCRPD General Comment 7
Chief Executive Officer of Inclusion Scotland Reports to: Board of trustees Salary: £53,635 per annum starting salary. Pension: 8 % employer contribution Hours: 35 hours a week (full-time) Annual Holiday: 35 days, including 10 days for… Continue Reading Inclusion Scotland is recruiting a new Chief Executive Officer
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
2018 is the Year of Young People in Scotland – is life for young disabled people getting better? From facing negative attitudes from others, experiencing hate crime, struggling to get the right care and support,… Continue Reading #OurInclusiveScotland campaign
The UK Government’s Global Disability Summit on disabled people’s human rights is a “blatant attempt to divert attention from its own disastrous record on human rights and the damage its own policies have inflicted on… Continue Reading Press Release: Global Summit “blatant attempt to divert attention from UK Government’s disastrous record”
Scotland’s political leaders have today given their backing to an Access to Politics Charter, coproduced by Inclusion Scotland and disabled people, to address the under-representation of disabled people in Scottish public life. At an event… Continue Reading Press Release: Scottish Political Leaders back Access Charter
Despite millions of pounds being pumped into programmes aiming to assist disabled people into work the employment gap between disabled and non-disabled people in Scotland persists, with disabled people in Scotland being half as likely… Continue Reading Press Release: New focus needed to tackle disability employment gap in Scotland
The Equality and Human Rights Commission are holding a conference to talk about the United Nations (UN) Disability Committee’s concerns and recommendations for action following their report about disability rights in the UK. It… Continue Reading Conference on Disability Rights in Scotland Livestream