What do the government’s disability employment plans mean for people with complex communication needs?

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Yesterday, the Government published their response to ‘Improving Lives’; a consultation they launched in October 2016.  The consultation was about access to employment for disabled people – asking how the current system works, what needs changing and what ideas there might be for improving things in the future. This came alongside a pledge by the government in 2010 to halve the disability employment gap, given that in the UK less than half (48%) of disabled people are in employment compared to 80% of the non-disabled population.

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