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Embolden

#IAmEmbolden is a mission to change the way D/deaf and disabled women and girls are viewed in society. Disability Wales, with funding from Spirit of 2012 and the Fawcett Society, has been highlighting the achievements of Welsh D/deaf and disabled women and girls, now and in history, challenging myths and stereotypes about disability and showcasing […]


Digital Lives

Dateline 2013 – 2014 Our Digital Lives project supports the digital inclusion of disabled people across Wales. The project includes the facilitation and delivery of workshops which will raise awareness of the assistive technologies that enable people to get online, increase disabled people’s confidence and knowledge in relation to ICT and encourage disabled people and […]


Words to Wales

Dateline: 2010 Words to Wales: Disabled people write their lives “Listen, Words to Wales See the Humanity. Ours Yours, mine, together. The Same” Elaine Davies The aim of ‘Words to Wales’ is to promote knowledge and understanding of the barriers faced by disabled people in everyday life in Wales through poetry and prose. It aims […]


Domestic Abuse of Disabled Women in Wales

Dateline: 2010/11 Disability Wales, Welsh Women’s Aid and the University of Glamorgan worked together on a research project looking at the experiences of disabled women affected by domestic abuse in Wales. Disability Wales in partnership with Welsh Women’s Aid and the University of Glamorgan identified the need and opportunity to collaborate and undertake this most […]


Real Human Being

Dateline 21012/13 With Support from The Home Office, Disability Wales and Taking Flight Theatre Company; an integrated company working with disabled and non disabled professional actors, have developed a theatre piece. This will seek to educate young people about the impact of Disability Hate Crime (DHC) on the lives of disabled people. The performance will […]


The Story at 40

Dateline: 2012 The Story at 40: the lives and times of disabled people in Wales An oral history film project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund; capturing the experiences and memories of disabled people born in 1972 and living in Wales. The project will reflect changing policy and attitudes towards disabled people over the past […]


Way to Go Project

Sign post logo Dateline (2010 – 2013) then (2013 – 2014) Way to Go was a 3 year project, which included 4  stages.  This project has been extended for a further 12 months, until March 2014 (thus entering stage 5).  The planned outline is as follows: The project consists of three parts, a feasibility study, an […]


Citizen Directed Co-operatives Cymru Project

  About Citizen Directed Co-operatives Cymru (CDCC) Project CDCC is an innovative project delivered in partnership between Disability Wales and Wales Co-operative Centre and is funded by Big Lottery Fund’s BIG Innovation fund until December 2018. The project will support greater voice, choice and control for disabled people through the development of citizen-directed co-operatives as a new […]


Enabling Wales Project

About the Enabling Wales Project “An enabling society in which disabled children and adults enjoy the right to independent living and social inclusion” Enabling Wales is a unique project that will provide an innovative development and training programme to disabled people, Disabled People’s Organisations and Centres for Independent Living throughout Wales. The project will develop […]


BAVO

‘Shaping Our Lives & Communities, Planning Together’ is a project covering the Bridgend County Borough (BCB) area of South Wales.  The people best placed to advise on the design of inclusive services are Disabled People themselves living in the County Borough. This project aims to deliver a bespoke training package in order to give the power, […]


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