Life costs more for disabled children and their families

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We're Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales. We provide practical information and emotional support when it's most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

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Disability in the UK

  • There are 13.9 million disabled people in the UK.

  • Life costs an extra £570 a month on average if you're disabled.

  • 8% of children in the UK are disabled.

  • Disabled people are over twice as likely to be unemployed.

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YouTube

Find out what getting the best start in life means to disabled children and their families in our Now is the time campaign video on YouTube

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