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

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

Pre Budget Meeting Report

The National Platform of Self Advocates held a pre-budget meeting with our members on Monday 9th July 2018 in the Academy Plaza Hotel, Dublin. This meeting is part of our research and consultation with Minister Finian McGrath’s office. Minister McGrath said that he... read more

Inclusion International World Congress

Brian Hayes, Chairperson of the National Platform of Self Advocates attended the Inclusion International World Congress which took place in Birmingham recently. Over 1,000 people from 71 countries attended, including family members and world leaders in disability 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