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Disabled people must be included in programme development

Supporting people with disabilities to improve their digital skills is a key part of our innovation to inclusion (i2i) programme in Kenya and Bangladesh. Angel Perez explains how our partnership with Learning Age Solutions (LAS) is creating unique...

Hannah's employment journey

Hannah tells us about her employment journey - from the importance of disability coordinators to having to recognise her own talent and self-worth.

I won’t be held back by my disability

Young disabled people feel more uncertain than ever about entering the world of work. But the right approaches can make all the difference. Sarah Woods tells us how she won her confidence back after leaving work due to anxiety.

Our verdict on Autumn Budget 2021

We needed to see a lot from today’s Budget to support social care, equal employment, and supporting disability rights worldwide. But did it deliver? Our Director of Policy Gemma Hope gives us her verdict.

What we hope the CQC social care report will do

The CQC’s latest report reveals a severe social care workforce crisis. Our Director of Policy Gemma Hope explains why we need a clear plan for social care reform from the government.

Our inclusive education project in Tanzania

For the past four years, we’ve been working to support disabled children into school in Tanzania, East Africa. Catherine Alejo, Programme Manager for Uganda, and Tanzania, reflects on the project now it’s finished.