Difference and Inclusion
We need to welcome people, with all their diverse gifts and impairments, into the life of the community.
Working for Lives of Common Dignity
Rhonda Galbally, a leading disability activist in Australia, explains how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was achieved and describes the challenges ahead.
Jane Gregory explores the internal and external challenges facing young disabled people and their families in the UK disability system.
The Invisible Barrier to Disability Employment
Jon Breen argues that employer attitudes to disabled workers are often based on ignorance and that these can present significant barriers to success in the workplace.
Love and Welfare
In this paper Simon Duffy argues that there is a spiritual tradition that has been forgotten, which offers us a much more positive and loveable vision of the welfare state we need.
How Does It Feel To Be Assessed?
Chris Akers explores how it feels for people with physical disabilities to be assessed for receipt of benefits.
Stop Unethical Research on Children
Catherine Hale explains why unethical research on children with ME must be stopped and urges you to sign the #stopGet petition.
Stronger Together - Family Event
Bringing Us Together and Respond hosted a gathering of disabled children and young people, parents and families to listen to their views and experiences on care and support.
Avoiding Crisis Support Needed
Bringing Us Together and Respond carried out a survey to find out what support families of disabled children and young people wanted and needed when approaching, or experiencing…
Asking Better Questions
Lindsay Tighe believes that if we make some simple changes to the way we communicate with each other, we enable human potential and capability to be released.
Care Cuts: Indignity & Uprootedness
An anonymous account of the reality of social care for one man with complex disabilities in the United Kingdom.
The Flexibility of Self-Directed Support
Simon Duffy, Pat Stack and Peter Gay report on the outcomes of a one day conference organised by the London Self-Directed Support Forum on the topic of flexibility.
Real Integration of Health & Social Care
Simon Duffy outlines an alternative path for achieving meaningful integration between heath and social care.