As a framework for our template we have adopted the 9 Recommendations of the World Health Organisation’s “World Report on Disability”. We will focus our programmes to deliver the following Action Points as recommended by the WHO:

  • Develop individual service plans in consultation with disabled people, and their families where necessary.
  • Promote public awareness and understanding about the rights of disabled persons – for example, through campaigning and disability-equality training.
  • Carry out access audits, in partnership with local disability groups, to identify physical and information barriers that may exclude disabled people.
  • Ensure that staff are adequately trained in disability, implementing training as required and including service users in developing and delivering training.
  • Support disabled children and their families to ensure inclusion in education.
  • Represent the views of their constituency to international, national, and local decision-makers and service providers, and advocate for their rights.
  • Contribute to the evaluation and monitoring of services, and collaborate with researchers to support applied research that can contribute to service development.