Disability

Purpose of the group

1. To act as a channel of communication between the Scottish Parliament, disabled people and organisations working or supporting disabled people.

2. To provide opportunities for Members of the Scottish Parliament to learn about needs of disabled people and the barriers individuals face excluding them from performing an active role within society.

3. To increase awareness and raise the profile of rights for disabled people.

4. To put disability on the agenda of the Scottish Parliament.

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting: 07 March 2012

This meeting will be held at 5.30pm in Committee Room 4.

Minutes

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

David Hop

Organisations

Archibald Foundation
Arthritis Care
British Stammering Association
Capability Scotland
Contact a Family Scotland
D&G Voice
Disability Information Glasgow (DIGG)
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations' Council
Fife Independent Disability Network
For Scotland's Disabled Children
Glasgow Disability Alliance
Headway
Inclusion Scotland
Leonard Cheshire Scotland
Momentum
Ownership Options
Pagoda
PhoneAbility
Quarriers
RNID Scotland
SAMH
Scottish Accessible Transport Alliance (SATA)
South Edinburgh Amenities Group (SEAG)
The Brittle Bones Society
The National Autistic Society
The National League of The Blind & Disabled
Tie LTD
Turning Point
Visability

Get involved

Next meeting:
07 March 2012

Contact:

[email protected]

Tel: 01505 616134

Contact

Michael McMahon MSP

Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

01698 304501