ONS publishes Life Opportunities Survey Interim Report

From the ONS website.   The interim findings of a major survey, which explores disability in terms of social barriers to participation, is published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Life Opportunities Survey (LOS) is a new large-scale survey of disability in Great Britain. It is the first major social survey in…

Roadmap to Disability Equality

From the Office for Disability Issues. (click on link above for version with graphs)   Disability equality indicators The Disability Equality Indicators are a starting point in measuring progress towards disability equality. They cover a number of themes that disabled people have told us are important to them. These indicators are used to help monitor…

Disability and Propaganda

“Propaganda is a form of communication that is aimed at influencing the attitude of a community toward some cause or position. As opposed to impartially providing information, propaganda, in its most basic sense, presents information primarily to influence an audience. Propaganda often presents facts selectively (thus possibly lying by omission) to encourage a particular synthesis,…