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

Update on the Work of The National Platform October 2019

The National Platform of Self Advocates is run by people with intellectual disabilities for people with intellectual disabilities. We are a disability persons organisation, and the only DPO for people with intellectual disabilities in Ireland. National Platform... read more

Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities

The National Platform of Self Advocates held a national meeting of its members on the 11th July 2019.

The focus of this meeting was Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

The meeting was attended by Minister Finian McGrath who is particularly interested in hearing what people with intellectual disabilities have to say.

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Public Sector Duty

Public Sector Duty Book Launch Christina Burke represented the National Platform of Self-Advocates at the launch of Inclusion Ireland’s easy to read book and easy to read accessibility checklist about Public Sector Duty at the offices of the Irish Human Rights and... 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