Disability & The Law

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A Glory Film Co  philanthropic initiative

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Many disabled people are unaware of their legal rights. 


These seven short films provide an overview of the laws that affect disabled people in England & Wales. 


Scroll down to the topic that interests you. Each segment outlines sources of further advice. Because every case is different, be sure to get professional help. Special thanks to the organisations that made this possible.

Other award-winning films include: Choosing a Wheelchair and The Spinal Injury Patient Film.

2 - ACCESS TO ADEQUATE HEALTHCARE

The rights of a disabled person when accessing healthcare in England & Wales. Segment sponsor: SSIT (Southern Spinal Injuries Trust)

3 - WORK

 The rights of a disabled person at work inEngland & Wales. Segment sponsor: Terrainhopper (off-road all-terrain wheelchairs)

4 - WELFARE & BENFITS

The welfare and benefits available to disable people in England & Wales - a complex topic that is the subject of change. Segment sponsor: Glyn & John Canney

5 - PERSONAL INJURY

This segment outlines the law in England & Wales as it relates to making a personal injury claim.

Segment sponsor: Professor Anba Soopramanien

6 - FINANCES

The law in England & Wales as it relates to a disabled person's management of their finances, and what the options are when a person can no longer manage their own affairs. Segment sponsor: Smith & Williamson

 

7 - TRAVEL

The law in England & Wales as it relates to a disabled person's rights when travelling in the UK and overseas.

Segment sponsor: Unwin Safety

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