Surrey Coalition of Disabled People

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The 12 Basic Needs/Rights

Disabled people have agreed 12 basic requirements to ensure equality for all within our society.

  1. Full access to the Environment (towns, countryside & buildings)
  2. An accessible Transport system
  3. Technical aids and equipment
  4. Accessible/adapted housing
  5. Personal Assistance and support
  6. Inclusive Education and Training
  7. An adequate Income
  8. Equal opportunities for Employment
  9. Appropriate and accessible Information
  10. Advocacy (towards self-advocacy)
  11. Counselling
  12. Appropriate and Accessible Health Care