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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

We can all play a role in putting an end to elder abuse, especially given the intersections of disability and age.
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Rights protection & justice

Queen's Birthday Honours 2021 for services to disabled people

Amongst those who received honours for the Queen's birthday this weekend were a number of people who've done great work for disabled people. We'd like to highlight them here:
Health & wellbeing
Leadership
Rights protection & justice
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Accessibility
Education
Attitudes

Parents/Whānau/Family Network Meeting - April 19

We received a request to engage with organisations that represent parents/whānau/family of disabled children, so on 19 April 2021 we held the first of these meetings. The purpose of the forum was to provide updates on key disability work programmes and provide an opportunity for parent/whānau/family-led organisations to discuss key issues.
Health & wellbeing
Rights protection & justice
Education
Employment & economic security

Up Down Girl and accessibility in theatre

We spoke with co-director Nathan Mudge and star Lily Harper about the play, and the importance of accessibility in theatre.
Attitudes
Leadership
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Accessibility

Art with sensory actions – Yaniv Janson

Yaniv Janson is a painter working in Raglan living with autism. We thought World Autism Day was a great time for a catch up to find out what he’s been up to lately.

Results of NZSL Youth Project

This project provides a small insight into the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Youth community across New Zealand, with regards to their acquisition, use and access to New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL).
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