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Saba Salman reports on concerns that the Government's new Bill of Rights will leave vulnerable people without the support and opportunities they require to lead fulfilling lives
‘Completely Inhumane’: Government’s Relaxed Approach to COVID Represents a Regression for Disabled People’s Rights
By asking people with learning disabilities and their families to live in a 'constant state of lockdown with no support', the Government is following an approach to the vulnerable that should be consigned to the past, says Saba Salman
EXCLUSIVE ‘Everyone Is Forgetting About Us’: New Research Highlights how Government’s Social Care Reforms Sideline those with Learning Disabilities
Saba Salman reports on a forthcoming independent study, part-funded by the Department of Health and Social Care – the findings of which are in stark contrast to messages from Boris Johnson’s administration around adapting to the Coronavirus and reforming adult social care
Ten Years On from the Winterbourne View Scandal, A Human Rights Approach to those with Complex Needs is Still Missing
Saba Salman reports on how the Government could provide specialist support in a creative, humane way which takes people out of institutions and puts the individual at the centre of their care
Saba Salman speaks to people with learning disabilities to explore how the Government can prevent this group from being sidelined again – as they have been during the Coronavirus pandemic
At Greater Risk of Dying But Not A Vaccine Priority: COVID’s Mental Health Impact on the Learning Disabled
Saba Salman reports on the absence of official recognition by the Government that people with learning disabilities have been disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus pandemic in a number of ways
Saba Salman explores how a century of prejudice still finds echoes today in the treatment of people with learning disabilities during the Coronavirus pandemic
Almost two-thirds of all people who have died from COVID-19 are disabled. Where is the support for some of the most vulnerable in our society?
Saba Salman calls on the mainstream media to more accurately reflect the lives of those with learning disabilities and explains how her new book of essays, written by the learning disabled, aims to change the narrative.
Saba Salman meets those involved with an intergenerational music project in Surrey, which brings together older adults with dementia or a disability and young people with learning disabilities or complex needs.