In our Rapid Response Reports Capability Scotland investigates the issues that matter most to disabled people. The reports can be viewed below.
Capability Scotland has discovered that the questions asked by some Scottish employers on application forms could be putting them at risk of disability discrimination claims. We have published the five common pitfalls, and tips for avoiding them, in order to help employers with the recruitment of disabled staff.
It's the most wonderful time of the year.... or so
the song goes.
But what if you or one of your family members are disabled?
Can you still enjoy all the traditional activities we associate with
the run up to Christmas, such as: shopping; visiting Christmas
Fairs; pantomimes; carol concerts and nativity plays? Or does
being disabled mean you're left out in the cold. Capability
Scotland launched Project SANTA (Search for Accessible Noel
Themed Attractions) to find out.
Disabled Scots in rural areas are being left stranded because many local authorities are failing to license accessible taxis.
A number of disabled people who live in residential care homes have told us that they are being denied access to their own money by banks and building societies.
Capability Scotland investigates how accessible Scotland's areas of natural beauty and historical monuments are to disabled people.
This Rapid Response Report demonstrates how disability benefits are propping up the care funding arrangements of local authorities.
In this report Capability Scotland asks whether disabled parents should have to rely on the Big Society for help and assistance with parenting?
This report investigates access at some of Scotland's major music festivals including T in the Park and the World Pipe Band Championships.
This report investigates whether the main political parties in Scotland are making their policies accessible to all.
This months report looks at whether disabled people are being denied the opportunity to rent property privately because the housing benefits system ignores their needs.
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