Disability rights

Disabled people campaigning for rights - for access, benefits, services and equality; against discrimination, cuts, prejudice and pity!

Disablity Officer's report for RMT London Transport Regional Council, September 2016

Contact me: j.booth@rmt.org.uk

1. Disabled People Against Cuts held a week of action to coincide with the Paralympic Games. During the week, DPAC attended our Southern Rail picket line. Disabled campaigners have compiled a report alleging that Southern's plans to remove guards breach the Equality Act in making its services less accessible to disabled passengers.

Hackney CVS Autism Training

20/10/2016 - 10:00

Understanding autism equality in the workplace
Booking fee: £20

Who is this course is for?
This half-day workshop is for anyone who works in the voluntary or public sector that wants to gain an understanding of the Autism spectrum. 
Course aim:
The course equips participants with an understanding of the needs of people with ASD and enables them to develop strategies and tools for working with people.

Informal Discussion on Autism and Marxism, Leeds

20/09/2016 - 19:00

In a pub somewhere near the Lovell Park Autism Hub. Meet outside the Hub at 7pm or text 07957-217639 to find out where we are! Janine will give a take about Marxism and Autism, then we'll chat about it. Can Marxism explain the social position and experiences of autistic people? Are there specific Marxist theories that are useful? Is capitalism both developed and disabling? What's class got to do with it?

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