Being Warm – Being Happy: Understanding Disability, Fuel Poverty and Energy Vulnerability for Adults with a Learning Disability

Author: Jodie Bradley
Date: 2019

Although there is a substantial literature on different aspects of fuel poverty, studies that have investigated the experiences of people with a learning disability, the factors placing them at risk and the issues shaping their needs and behaviours are extremely rare, despite the evidence this group is highly vulnerable. When this project was commissioned, there had been no studies that used participatory techniques to generate research from the perspective of people with a learning disability.

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