Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (DRILL)
9th May 2016
Disabled people, their organisations, academics and partners are being invited to apply for grants for research and pilot projects to find out how disabled people, and those with long term conditions, can participate fully in society, achieving independent living.
Organisations can apply for up to £150,000 from the DRILL (Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning) ...
15th April 2016
The way that a government treats those who have the least power is a fair rule of thumb as to its level of civilisation.
These are hard times, as evidenced by the nightly news. UK government “welfare reform”, public service cuts and other neoliberal policies have had a huge impact on disabled people’s lives.
The UK ...
30th March 2016
The DRILL Programme, through its national partners, has now completed over 18 DRILL Roadshows across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. The purpose of which was to determine how research and piloting would contribute most to achieving independent living.
The DRILL Roadshows were based on the principles of co-production involving Disabled People Organisations (DPOs) from across ...
21st March 2016
If we want change now is the time to do something about it. DRILL will provide us with the vehicle to effect this change.
On Sunday 14 December 2003 my life changed forever. I had taken several hours and umpteen attempts to get downstairs and had no clue what was happening to me.
The previous evening ...
DRILL is a Four Nation Research Project which delivers the world's first major research programme led by disabled people.
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