Department for Work and Pensions

Disability Strategy Discussion

Tell us what you think

 

The disability discussion paper has 12 questions. You don’t have to submit an answer to every question:

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The Equality Act 2010 defines a disabled person as someone with a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.





Realising aspirations

2. What would help you manage better at times of change in your life?

3. In those situations, how are you supported or held back by other people?

Individual control

4. What helps you to have choice and control over your day-to-day life and the support you get?

5. What else would help you to have more choice and control over your day-to-day life and the support you get?

6. What would help you to access services and activities which suit your needs? For example education, transport, health, social care, and sport, social and recreational activities.

7. How can you be involved in decisions that affect your local area?

Changing attitudes and behaviour

8. What works well in changing the way other people treat disabled people?

9. What else is important in changing the way other people treat disabled people?

10. What can we do to make sure that everyone recognises the contribution that disabled people can make?

Anything else

11. Do you have any suggestions for how we should implement and monitor the Strategy once it is developed?

12. Is there anything else you would like to tell us?