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The DDS Group promotes a fully inclusive and understanding community and aims to raise awareness and challenge the barriers that make it difficult for disabled people to be fully included in society


10 November 2005: Transport Guide Taxi Services

Now available on the site.

13 October 2005: Disability Equality Training

Free to committees and boards in Craigmillar organisations. Read the full text here.

23 August 2005: Edinburgh City Council Transport Committee

The DDS Group met with the Convener of Edinburgh City Council Transport Committee to talk about their experiences of using Lothian Buses. Read more about it here.

August 2005: Newsletter

You can now download August's DDS Newsletter as a PDF document (183k).

July 2004: A Taxi For The Future

The disability democracy & society group have recently tried out the new E7 Taxi read our report.

4 November 2003

The group has won an Education Award!

7 July 2003

We launched the taxi driver training pack web site that we created over the last several months, it involves training for taxi drivers on disability equality and how best to support disabled people using taxis.

The Group is supported by

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The Thistle Foundation

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Community Education Department