‘Making written information easier to understand for people with learning disabilities: Guidance for people who commission or produce Easy Read information’ was published in November 2010.
On 15 November 2010 the European Commission adopted a new strategy to break down the barriers facing persons with disabilities.
‘2012 Legacy for Disabled People: Inclusive and Accessible Business. Improving Messages to SMEs. The Case for the Disabled Customer’ was published in 2010.
On 9 September 2010, the DWP published a report exploring how organisations have responded to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 as amended by the Disability Discrimination Act 2005.
In July 2010, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published ‘The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. What does it mean for you?’
In July 2010, the Department for Work and Pensions published a literature review: ‘Understanding the needs of people with mental health conditions and/or learning disabilities and the implications for the Pension, Disability and Carers Service’
Research published in 2010 suggests that UK disabled children experience higher levels of poverty and personal and social disadvantage than other children.
The Speaker’s Conference published its final report on 11 January 2010.
In December 2009, the Office for Disability Issues (ODI) published a strategic document that describes how government departments will work together to achieve disability equality by 2025.
In September 2009, RADAR published ‘Doing Seniority Differently. A study of high fliers living with ill-health, injury or disability’.