Difference and Inclusion
We need to welcome people, with all their diverse gifts and impairments, into the life of the community.
At the Heart of Inclusion
Nick Maisey reflects on his learning from his time exploring international best practice in inclusion on the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Fellowship.
What is the alternative to neoliberalism?
Simon Duffy reflects on the intellectual and practical challenge facing thinkers opposed to the current neoliberal consensus.
Reclaiming ‘Chronic Illness’
An exploration of the meaning of the term ‘chronic illness’ and the relationship between people with chronic illness and the disability movement.
This paper has been written as part of the SKILLS Project to begin the development of an international exploration of best-practice.
Euston, We Have a Problem
Wendy Perez has complained to Euston Station in London about the ongoing failure of their support to disabled people.
A Holiday with a Difference
Amanda Topps describes a shared holiday where everyone is equal and where everyone takes care of each other on their own terms.
A Constitution for Disability Rights
Claudia Gilberg, Geoff Jones and Gavin Barker explain why disability rights activists have every reason to support the campaign for constitutional reform.
Now and Next
Sylvana Mahmic and Annick Janson describe the innovative leadership pipeline for families with young children with disability or delay developed by Plumtree.
Inclusion and the Commons
Thomas Allan explains why we must explore and develop the Commons, and end our fixation on the State or the Market as the basis for creating a more just and inclusive world.
A Parent in Camouflage
Hanne-Maria Lappäranta describes what it's like to be a parent of someone with a disability who also works in social services.
Letters to the DWP
Correspondence between Mo Stewart, the independent disability researcher, and officials at the DWP, reveals the difficulty of holding a bureaucracy to account.
Inclusive Solutions have been piloting this work in the last three years, making traditionally clinical plans more person-centred for children, families and carers.