Managing a Good Life
The National Platform of Self Advocates held a national conference in the AVIVA Stadium on the 25th May 2017.
The conference was opened by Minister Finian McGrath.
Christy Lynch, Fergus Finlay and the National Platform of Self Advocates were the main speakers at this event.
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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“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.