Education for All submission to the United Nations

The Education for All group meet monthly and at its March meeting decided to do a joint submission to the United Nations Day of General Discussion on the right to education for persons with disabilities to be held in Geneva, 15 April. The resulting submission recommends that the United Nations…
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DPA forum 2015

Our 2015 DPA forum bought the disability sector together again to look at our recent progress and explore new ways of thinking using the conference theme of  'I am Able'. Over 100 people came to the forum. They included government officials, regional and national members of DPA, representatives…
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Acclaim Otago to research barriers to challenging ACC

The New Zealand Law Foundation has given more funding to Acclaim Otago, an advocacy group for people who are disabled due to injury. Acclaim Otago will use the funding to research the barriers people face trying to challenge ACC decisions. Part of the research is an online survey , which is available…
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Learn what’s happening in the rest of the world

If you’re interested in international disability news, these websites may be for you. Disabled People's International  and the International Disability Alliance  are international disability organisations. Both organisations advocate on behalf of people with disabilities, and aim…
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