| Choice and
Control: visit ODI's new web pages for front-line practitioners|
ODI has created a new section on its website aimed at front-line
It encourages GPs and social workers to champion choice and
control for disabled people. The new pages share examples of good
practice from local authority and NHS partners across England.
This project is part of ODI's work to help front-line
practitioners understand what choice and control means for disabled
Visit the new section to find out how making simple changes can
have a big impact on the lives of disabled people.
attitudes to disabled people: read the latest ODI
The latest research report from ODI, 'Public perceptions of
disabled people', is now available.
The report looks at attitudes towards disabled people using
questions asked in the 2009 British Social Attitudes Survey. It
measures the extent of prejudice towards disabled people in Great
Britain and examines how attitudes have changed between 2005 and
Download the report from the ODI website now.
| Right to
Control: download the advisers' guide now|
ODI has published a short guide about the Right to Control aimed
at advice organisations.
The guide provides information on the Right to Control for
professionals who support or receive enquiries from disabled people.
It is particularly useful to Citizens Advice Bureaux and disability
organisations in and around Trailblazer areas.
Download the guide from the Right to Control section of the ODI
| Access to
Elected Office: find out how ODI is supporting disabled people into
The Government Equalities Office (GEO), in conjunction with ODI
and Cabinet Office, has launched the 'Access to Elected Office'
The consultation includes a range of proposals to deliver the
Government's commitment to introduce extra support for disabled
people who would like to stand for elected office.
GEO, ODI and Cabinet Office have worked with Equality 2025 and
disabled people's organisations to co-produce the proposals.
Download the consultation from the ODI website.
Address: Caxton House, 6-12 Tothill
Street, London, SW1H 9NA
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