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


This page has news that might be important to people with an intellectual/learning disability.

This is where we will write about things that are important to us.


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

Pre Budget Meeting

There will be a pre budget meeting of the National Platform of Self Advocates on the 9th of July. We are pleased to announce that Minister Finian McGrath will attend this meeting. It is on in the Academy Plaza Hotel, 10-14 Findlater Place off O’Connell St.,... read more

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 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
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