The National Platform of Self Advocates is an independent self advocacy organisation.

The National Platform

The National Platform of Self Advocates is a national organisation run by people with intellectual disabilities.

The organisation was set up to make sure that the voices of people with intellectual disabilities are heard.

Anybody with an intellectual disability or an interest in the Rights of people with intellectual disabilities can become a member.

The organisation aims to make the lives of people with a disability better.

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The Latest from our Blog

Make Work Pay Video

This video is about the Make Work Pay for People with Disabilities report. It talks about payments and recommendations to help people prepare for work and to get work. You can read the report in various formats on Welfare.ie... read more

Sligo Regional Meeting

The National Platform of Self Advocates is holding a Regional Meeting in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo. Date: 30th November Time: 11:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. Tea/Coffee/Registration from 10:a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to develop self advocacy in the areas of Sligo,... read more

Personalised Budgets – Have your say.

The Task Force on Personalised Budgets is carrying out a public consultation to find out what people think about personalised budgets and how they should be used in Ireland. A personalised budget is a sum of money which would be funded from the HSE’s budget for... read more

Launch of

“Our Lived Experiences of Housing and Transport”

Our Lived Experiences of Housing and Transport is a report carried out by the National Platform of Self Advocates and the Centre for Disability Law and Policy in the National University of Ireland, Galway (N.U.I.G.).

The research tells the stories of people with disabilities in Ireland and their experiences of housing and transport.

Mr. Finian McGrath launched the report on the 23th of January 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Academy Plaza Hotel, Dublin.

The report is available to read here.

Read our Press Release here.

Conference

 

We held our last conference on Thursday the 25th of May 2017.

It was in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Click here if you would like more information.

Address
The National Platform of Self Advocates
The Carmichael Centre
4 North Brunswick Street
Dublin 7
email: myvoiceireland@gmail.com
Tel: 01 873 5702