On 19 February 2013, the charity Contact A Family published a report showing that many children with disabilities are being illegally excluded from school.
This paper by Chris Edwards studies the effects of the ‘Austerity Package’ of the Coalition Government on disabled people.
This report published Oct 2012 by the ‘Hardest Hit’ coalition, exposes how the Government’s welfare cuts are hitting disabled people hardest.
This report by Inclusion London into the funding cuts experienced by London’s Deaf and disabled peoples organisations, was published in 2012.
On 1 April 2011, Inclusion London published ‘All in this together? An evidence base on Deaf and disabled Londoners and the impact of past and future policies’.
On 22 November 2012, the Select Committee on Work and Pensions published ‘Universal Credit implementation: meeting the needs of vulnerable claimants’.
Real progress on the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) has been made but pace and scope of improvements has been slower than hoped. These are part of Professor Malcolm Harrington’s findings in his Independent Review of the Work Capability Assessment – Year Three.
On 22 October 2012, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) published ‘Out in the open: A manifesto for change’, a follow-up to its 2011 inquiry into disability-related harassment.
‘Holes in the Safety Net: The impact of Universal Credit on disabled people and their families’ is the report of an inquiry led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
Published by the ECNI in September 2012, ‘Showcasing Disability Best Practice’ highlights the practical steps local employers are taking to boost employment opportunities for disabled people.