1. Disability Hate Crime reports must be taken seriously and acted on appropriately by the police and (if not already) should receive exactly the same punishment as hate crimes against all other minorities.
2. Parents of disabled children should be given full rights to decide what sort of an education they want their child to have, and at which school. Full provision should be made for mainstream schools to be able to meet the needs of children with all disabilities.
3. Disabled adults should be given an allowance specifically to pay for any therapy their condition requires, to be provided at organisations of their choice.Like this article? Sign up to Left Foot Forward's weekday email for the latest progressive news and comment - and support campaigning journalism by becoming a Left Foot Forward Supporter today.