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Disability report: Being disabled in Britain

Richard Currie

Mental health charity researcher

What is life really like for disabled people in Britain in 2017? Mental health charity researcher Richard discusses the challenges disabled people continue to face every day, living independently and the importance of human rights for people with a disability. 

Miro Griffiths

Teacher and researcher

What is life really like for disabled people in Britain in 2017? Miro discusses how things have changed for disabled people over his life and the many challenges that remain, including awareness of disability and attitudes towards disabled people. 

Gill Cockburn

Disability advisor

What is life really like for disabled people in Britain in 2017? Gill discusses how her experience of university has changed since she was a student, and the progress still to be made to reach full inclusion of disabled people. 

British Sign Language (BSL) video of the executive summary