Austerity risks making existing inequalities worse - posing new threats to the life chances of people with learning disabilities
The planned cuts to the Employment & Support Allowance will see around £30 a week taken from new claimants who the DWP judges to be capable of work.
In 2014, 23 self-advocacy groups closed in that year alone, leaving many people with learning disabilities without friends and support.
Austerity is drastically affecting the lives of those living with learning disabilities. Our research highlights its impact on employment, community and self-advocacy and the stories of those effected.
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