‘Disability Programmes and Policies: How does Northern Ireland measure up?’ was published by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland in January 2012.
In December 2011, the Welsh Government published the ‘Welsh Ministers Report on the implementation of the Disability Equality Duty’.
In December 2011, the NUS published ‘No Place for Hate – Hate crimes and incidents in further and higher education: disability’.
‘Bad News for Disabled People’ was published in October 2011. It is a study of changes in the way the media are reporting disability and how it has impacted on public attitudes towards disabled people.
On 8 December 2011, the CQC published the first reports from a targeted programme of 150 inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.
In November 2011, ECU published ‘Meeting the Equality Act 2010: learning from disability equality schemes in higher education in England.
In November 2011, Action on Hearing Loss published ‘Unlimited Potential?’, a research report looking at hearing loss in the workplace.
In November 2011, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published ‘Rethinking disability policy’ by Jenny Morris.
Published in 2011, the first ever World report on disability, produced jointly by WHO and the World Bank, suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability.
In October 2011, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) published a report on ‘The legal protection of persons with mental health problems under non-discrimination law’.