Research: Lack of influence and participation by self-advocates

Research and Evidence: Representation

Lack of influence and participation by self-advocates in organisations acting on their behalf

Advocacy organisations and other bodies that speak on behalf of people with learning difficulties or autistic spectrum conditions tend be led and controlled by non-disabled people rather than by self-advocates, Gabor Petri’s doctoral research findings suggest


The disabled people's movement has successfully influenced laws and policies across the world over the past three decades. Today, improved accessibility, progress in deinstitutionalisation and community living, anti-discrimination laws and other policies . . .

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