Independent Living Survey – Easy Read

Welsh Government wrote the Plan for Independent Living in 2013. The plan is about what they are doing to make Wales a better place for disabled people. We want to make sure everyone has the same chances and can live their lives how they want. Welsh Government have made a survey to find out what disabled […]


Language and research

The importance of recognising the relationship between research and language Jeff Brattan-Wilson, our Citizen Directed Cooperatives Cymru Officer has written an excellent blog which is now published on the Good Practice Exchange website. In February this year, I attended the launch of ‘The Wales School for Social Care Research’ at the Temple of Peace. Peter Beresford […]


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Independent Living Workshops

Welsh Government needs your views Welsh Government are currently reviewing the Framework for Action on Independent Living. This framework was a result of our disability manifesto and successful ‘Independent Living NOW!’ campaign in the Welsh Assembly Elections 2011. The main outcome that the Framework aims to achieve is: An enabling society in which disabled children […]


Know your rights

Independent Living Survey 2017

Your feedback makes a difference! Welsh Government are currently reviewing the Framework for Action on Independent Living. This framework was a result of our disability manifesto and successful ‘Independent Living NOW!’ campaign in the Welsh Assembly Elections 2011. The main outcome that the Framework aims to achieve is: An enabling society in which disabled children […]


Embolden project wins grant

For immediate release   Disability Wales Receives Spirit of Women Grant  ‘Embolden: Spirit of Disabled Women’ project to challenge gender norms and stereotypes   Disability Wales is delighted to announce that it has been chosen to receive a Spirit of Women Changemakers small grant. Funding charity Spirit of 2012 (Spirit) created the Changemakers programme to […]


Defending our rights

The UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People 2017 is a significant year for disabled people in the UK. Primarily, this is due to the United Nations review of the UK and devolved Governments on their compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Disabled People (CRDP). The Convention sets out the human […]


Exciting new job at Disability Wales!

Campaigns and Communications Officer (Bi-lingual Welsh and English) Disability Wales – Caerphilly £21,457 a year – Part-time Campaigns and Communications Officer (bi-lingual) An opportunity to join Wales’ Disability Expert, the only national pan-impairment organisation representing disabled people and their organisations in Wales. Disability Wales seeks an experienced individual, with excellent communication skills in both verbal […]


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