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On this page you can find a general collection of resources and information we've gathered over the course of our campaigning. Some are new, and some are older but still provide context for continuing issues. We will continue to update it when we can.
What is Co-production?
Right to independent living - Disabled people have identified twelve basic rights which must be met before they can assume control of their lives and enjoy equality with non-disabled people . Disabled people who live in Hammersmith and Fulham should be able to lead an independent life through:
Full Access to our Environment
A fully Accessible Transport System
Technical Aids – Equipment
Inclusive Education and Training
An Adequate Income
Equal Opportunities for Employment
Appropriate and Accessible Information
Advocacy (towards Self-Advocacy)
Appropriate and Accessible Health Care Provision
A Tale of Two Models Disabled People vs Unum, Atos, Government and Disability Charities by Debbie Jolly. This 2012 article on the two models of disability is still crucial reading as according to Lord Freud, then Government Spokesperson, Department for Work and Pensions the government has ‘gone for the biopsychosocial model' of disability, which explains disability in terms of biological, psychological, and social factors, rather than the social model advocated by disabled people.
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