Difference and Inclusion
We need to welcome people, with all their diverse gifts and impairments, into the life of the community.
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.
Replacing Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
This research by Stef Benstead and Emma Nock, published by Ekklesia, looks at the support needs of people with chronic illness with regard to replacing Employment Support…
Individualised Funding: Implications for Family Carers
A report commissioned by Mind Australia to find out how carers experienced similar schemes to the NDIS, when they were introduced internationally.
I Would Never Have Believed
A report from the Thistle Foundation and Animate on Learning from the Individual Service Fund (ISF) Pilot undertaken in 2014.
A Troubling Truth
Dr Claudia Gillberg reflects on her own experience of living with the chronic illness, myalgic encephalomyelitis or ME, describing the multiple challenges she and others face.
The Goal is Citizenship Not the NDIS
Kate Fulton explores what support providers in Australia should focus on to deliver better outcomes for those who will access support through the NDIS.