Disability Research on Independent Living & Learning (DRILL)

 

News: “Is it Me?: How do attitudes within the social care system impact up on independent living choices.”

16th August 2019
Darlene Corry from Disability Action NI is talking about her research “Is it Me?: How do attitudes within the social care system impact up on independent living choices.” She is joined by one of the research partners, Paul Rooney from the Northern Ireland Social Care Council. This important piece of research tackles two major issues head ...

“Special or Unique”: A new report from Disability Rights UK and LKMco

2nd August 2019
Education ministers should boost the disability-specific elements of anti-bullying guidelines and personal, social and health education (PSHE), a new report urges today (2nd August 2019). Based on focus groups with 12-14 year old children, the report suggests there is widespread ignorance of disability issues among schoolchildren, even those who have special educational needs or who are ...

News: First publication from the Chronic Illness inclusion Project

13th June 2019
We are very excited to share the first publication from the Chronic Illness inclusion Project research with you. Stories of our Lives is a compilation of 5 case studies from our 8 week online focus group on benefits and work last autumn. (Pdf and Word versions attached). These powerful testimonies illustrate some of the themes we ...

News: A paper from Barod based on the DRILL-funded AWPF research.

10th June 2019
We are delighted to say our paper with Jan Walmsley, based on the DRILL-funded AWPF research, has just gone live. The link to the overview of the paper can be found below. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687599.2019.1613960 There are a limited number of free links we can send to people who do not have university access to the journal. If that applies ...

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