From Institution to Inclusion: The Journey to Disability Rights

From Institution to Inclusion:The Journey to Disability RightsIn this three-part historical exhibit, the century-long struggle for equal rights isseen through the lens of the infamous Pennhurst state institution, whose court orderedclosure in 1986 sparked a revolution for people with disabilities. Join usas we look at the past, present and future of the self-advocacy movement. ___________________________________Opening […]

Questions raised in the House of Lords about the forced restructuring of Botton Village as the Action for Botton campaign continues to gain political traction

Following the petition last month presented at Downing St by learning disabled Botton residents and now with over 30 concerned MPs of all colours writing to David Cameron, and other government departments, Baroness Hollins has highlighted the plight of the community at Botton Village with reference to the pervasive mis-application of the Mental Capacity Act […]