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. For those who cannot hear well and would prefer to read the narrative you can download the script here.
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