Merton CIL TV
Audio and Video content created by, starring or on behalf of Merton Centre for Independent Living.
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Connect & Do Drama Workshop
A drama performance staring Merton CIL that highlights how the pandemic has affected Deaf and Disabled people.
PIP Health Assessments - A Peer Review
Our Independent Living Series
We made this series of films to explore what Independent Living means to our members
We made this series of short films to support our service users to speak up about their experiences as Disabled people.
#Here2Stay - Merton CIL 10th Anniversary Short Film
John Kelly - Performance of The Winds of Change Will Come at Merton CILs 10th Anniversary Party
Merton CIL 10th Anniversary Videos
Trustee Slim Flegg
London Borough of Merton Strategic Partnership Programme
Merton Stops Hate - BSL Video
Helping Disabled People Speak Up About the Regeneration of Estates in Merton - BSL
I'm Edwina - What Does Independence Really Mean? (Subtitled)
This is the first short film in a series of films exploring what Independent Living really means to our members living in the London Borough of Merton in the UK. Visit www.mertoncil.org.uk for more info & please share & subscribe to our channel and see other films as they get put up. Thanks for watching!
(Note: If you can't see the subtitles make sure to click on the subtitle icon on the bottom left of the screen).
My Voice Matters - My Future Matters 2016
Subtitled version coming soon
Siobhain Mcdonagh mentions Merton CIL in Parliament
Siobhain Mcdonagh has spoken in parliament about the need to reform ESA and PIP assessments. In her speech she drew on the important work of Merton Centre for Independent Living, which has conducted extensive research into the intrusiveness of ESA and PIP assessments. via http://www.siobhainmcdonagh.org.uk/newsroom/news.aspx?p=105231
Newsflash from Merton CIL!
Did you know Merton Council London Borough of Merton is asking residents about council tax and council spending. But are they giving residents the full story?
There is doubt this is a fair consultation and that it doesn't provide the full facts or the impact of not increasing the council tax. This video attempts to re-balance the bias information put out on the consultation. Apologise for the lack of subtitles at this time.
Top Tips for Making Change Happen
Created at our My Voice Matters event in 2015
Starring: Jackie Schneider, Doug Paulley, Gay Bennett Powell, Councillor David Chung, Dominic Twomey, Claire Benjamin and Kevin Caulfield
No Go Britain: disabled public transport access - Channel 4 News
Starring: Gina Vettese (Vice Chair of Merton CIL)
Ask any disabled person about public transport and you're virtually guaranteed to hear a horror story. Whether it's taxis charging disabled passengers higher fares, people trapped on trains, or just plain old inaccessible stations. Throughout 2012 this programme revealed the trouble of simply getting around when you're disabled.
SW Londoner: Coverage of our EU Referendum Event
Coverage of our EU Referendum Event From 8:14
Circle Housing Merton Priory Community Fund
Starring CEO Lyla Adwan-Kamara, Chair Roy Benjamin and Trustee Sarah Henley from 5:31
Sarah by Ian Bellinger
Sarah has cerebral palsy. She lives her full and active life in a wheelchair. She lives independently and does not (usually) sit at home and watch "Neighbours".
Disability Snowsport UK
Our Trustee Sarah Henley features in a video for Disability Snowsport UK