The inequality between disabled people's employment rates and those of the general population is stark. Despite improved legislation and various employability initiatives to tackle the disparity, little progress has been made in increasing the level and quality of disabled people's labour market participation.
Lyndsay Scott has a visual impairment which proved a barrier to finding employment. With support from RNIB she was able develop the skills necessary to work in cafe and subsequently become a manager,
One of a series of videos on the subject of supported employment, made by Iriss in partnership with SUSE (Scottish Union of Supported Employment).