You are not yet disabled

Francesca Martinez (the Comedian With Cerebral Palsy) argues that the opposite of disabled is not ‘non-disabled’, it is ‘not yet disabled’. We currently use these terms as if there is a clear and stark separation between these two categories, and yet it is evident that most people undergo a gradual loss of their physical and mental capabilities over the course of their lifetime.

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Household financial decision making: Qualitative research with couples (research conducted for DWP, November 2012)

DWP qual research with couplesA study that forms part of DWP’s ongoing workplace pension reforms research programme. Purpose was to explore and better understand way that couples make financial decisions, both in general, and specifically regarding retirement. The research consisted of qualitative in-home interviews with 24 couples who were married/ long-term relationships. Click here