The inequalities of disability during the pandemic

Episode 4 August 12, 2021 00:53:05
The inequalities of disability during the pandemic
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The inequalities of disability during the pandemic
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Studies have shown that living with a disability is more expensive than living without one. As the Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a huge blow to the global economy, what will this mean for those with disabilities and the social care and welfare systems that many rely on?

In S03E04 of the RSE Tea and Talk Podcast, Dr Rebekah Widdowfield discusses these issues and more with Professor Nick Watson FRSE, Chair of Disability Research and Director of Centre for Disability Research at the University of Glasgow, and Theresa Shearer, Group Chief Executive of ENABLE Scotland, Vice-Convenor of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and a trustee of Inclusion Europe. Both Nick and Theresa are also members of the RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission’s inclusive public service working group.

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