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  The Scottish Government has worked with disabled people and organisations to find out what needs to be done to remove the barriers that exclude disabled people from living as independent a life as they can. This is a summary of the plan the Scottish Government has made for the next 5 years. A summary is a list of the main points.   Accessible information policy. Guidance. First published on 20 November Description. It’s a legal requirement, according to the Equality Act , to make all of our information accessible. NHS Health Scotland must also follow the Accessible Regulations for all of our websites, intranets, apps and online documents. To help staff.   To access these services, contact your local council's social care department for an assessment of your care needs. Further information. Read the Scottish Government's Disabled People, their commitment to equality for people with a disability. Capability Scotland's website offers information and advice, and you can phone them on The devolution of social security will reach 10% of the Scottish population and the creation of Social Security Scotland is the most significant creation of a new public service since devolution. We are clear that this process is complex and challenging and that, to ensure its success, we must embed the views and experience of disabled people.

  The Scottish Strategy for Autism is a year strategy () that aims to improve access to integrated service provision, highlight good practice, and build capacity and awareness of autism in services to ensure people with autism are understood. We will begin work early in to identify gaps and priorities for Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care 31 Early Institutional Provision in Scotland for Disabled Children Iain Hutchison Department of History, University of Strathclyde Introduction By the end of the nineteenth century, a wide range of institutional provision was well-established in Scotland as it was across much of Europe and beyond.   Having independent advocacy workers to help disabled people applying for Scotland’s new social security benefits. About the Consultation Process. The Scottish Government sought views between 5 March and 28 May on whether its approach to Disability Assistance will meet the needs of the children and adults it is intended to support. For more information about disability and diversity in the Civil Service. Improving information on disability. Cabinet Office has set targets to increase the representation of disabled people at Senior Civil Service to % in Our target in the Scottish Government is 4%.

  Euan’s Guide is a website that features disabled access reviews from disabled people and their friends and families. You can use the website to search for listings and reviews of venues across the UK and beyond. Listings include information about accessible toilets, wheelchair access, hearing loops and multiple other access features that exist at any one particular venue. In light of the Coronavirus (COVID) pandemic, we won’t be organising any #a11yScotland face-to-face meet ups for the foreseeable future.. We are exploring online solutions to provide you with high quality and engaging accessibility related talks.   Disabled people have a right to work and our new devolved employment service, Fair Start Scotland will prioritise support for disabled people and treat them with the dignity and respect to which they are entitled” FM @NicolaSturgeon announces £1 million funding to improve lives of disabled . Standards for Disability Information and Advice Provision in Scotland 2 Scottish Accessible Information Forum Standards for Disability Information and Advice Provision in Scotland Published by the Scottish Consumer Council, Royal Exchange House, Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3DN. ISBN /