Disability Transitions website launched

A website was launched this week to develop an international academic network addressing the urgent problem of young disabled people’s worklessness.

http://disability-transitions.leeds.ac.uk/

disability-transitions-screenshotThis 18 month research project has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

Symposia examining the barriers to and often fractured pathways of disabled young people’s access to paid employment, taking place in the UK, US, Netherlands and Czech Republic are being documented here, with access to research presentations from all participants.