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One in 15 families with dependent children has a disabled child. We want to ensure that the right support is there for them to become stronger and more resilient.
Around 400,000 people in England and Wales still live in residential or nursing homes when many could be leading more independent, fulfilling lives. We want to ensure that more disabled people have the opportunity to live independently in the communities they choose.
Disabled people are twice as likely not to hold any qualifications. We want to make good-quality education accessible to disabled children and young people in their local communities.
Only around half of all working age disabled people are in work. We want to ensure that more disabled people can work or volunteer in roles where they can contribute, develop and be rewarded on equal terms.
Being disabled often means you earn less, feel less financially secure and are more likely to fall into poverty. We want to ensure that disabled people have the funding and financial understanding to live fulfilling lives.
Leaders and role models play a huge part in increasing the visibility and acceptance of different groups in our society. We want to increase the visibility of disabled people in general and raise the profile of prominent disabled people in a variety of environments.
We aim to make these changes happen through a combination of practical services and effective influencing. It is also important to us that we work in partnership with disabled people, their families and other organisations.
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These infographics show the statistics behind our strategy (PDF) and why we’re focussing on changing society through these six themes.
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