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:
- Margaret Baker - For services to Special Olympics .
- Richard Benge – Director, Arts Access Aotearoa: For services to arts accessibility .
- Margaret Dodds: for services to those with learning disabilities .
- Hon Ruth Dyson - former Minister for Disability Issues: For services as a Member of Parliament and to disabled people.
- Anne Hawker - Principal Disability Advisor, Ministry for Social Development: – For services to disabled people .
- Michael Holdsworth: For services to Special Olympics .
- Peter Horne: For services to Paralympics .
- Sally Jackson – Ministry of Education: For services to what was formerly known as "special education", now known as learning support and inclusion.
- Gary Lang - For services to the community and Special Olympics.
- Heather Lear - Education for All: For services to inclusive education.
- David Matthews – retiring CE of CCS Disability Action: For services to disabled people.
- Dame Hinewehi Mohi - founder of Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre: For services to music and disabled people.
- Janice White - For services to seniors and people with disabilities .
Congratulations to all, and thank you for your very important work.
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