Involving disabled people in social research

How to involve disabled people in government social research.


Involving disabled people in social research


Involving disabled people in government social research improves data quality by ensuring disabled people can contribute their views. It also helps to ensure that research identifies and can make recommendations on dealing with the most important issues faced by disabled people.

This guidance includes information and advice on:

  • understanding disability

  • involving disabled people

  • involving disabled people in each stage of the research process

  • accessible and inclusive research design

  • conducting accessible survey fieldwork

  • tips for running accessible meetings

Read our guidance on using disability data

Published 1 August 2011