Power needs to be redistributed to citizens, to local communities and true democracy needs to be restored to public life.
The Threat of Micro-Institutionalisation
Robin Jackson explains why people with learning disabilities are threatened by a growing trend to micro-institutionalisation.
LDA England Survey
A breakdown of the results from the recent Quality Checking Government survey carried out by Learning Disability Alliance England.
Jo Battersby undertook research in the UK to try and determine the role of government in strengthening communities to deliver social change for people with disabilities.
What Went Wrong with Welfare Reform?
Simon Duffy explores the reality of welfare reform in the UK.
The Fate of Social Care
Simon Duffy talks about the fate of social care.
How NDIS could be developed to promote, not hinder, social innovation.
The Power of WomenCentre
WomenCentre is a pioneering social innovation based in Halifax. Local women have come together to support those of them who face the gravest difficulties.
Simon Schwab outlines the principles that should underpin the reform of NDIS.
From Isolation to Transformation
Hazel Stuteley gave this talk at TedxExeter 2013 explaining how communities can move from isolation to transformation.
Local Government and Welfare Reform
This presentation explores the connection between the disintegration of the current welfare system and the attacks on the role of local government.
No to Competing Services - Yes to Human Rights
Sami Helle explains to the European Parliament that people with intellectual disabilities should not be trapped in the 'cheapest service'.
How To Reform The ESA System
Simon Duffy argues that the current ESA system is deeply flawed and suggests an alternative based on a better understanding of unemployment.