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.
Letter from the Clare Public Participation Network
The Clare Public Participation Network sent a letter calling for urgent support for the National Platform of Self Advocates to Minister Charlie Flanagan. This is a pdf of the letter.
Inclusion Europe – Irish self-advocacy organisation closing down for lack of funding: “This is truly unacceptable!“
Yesterday, the Irish “National Platform of Self Advocates“, an independent self-advocacy organisation, announced they will be closing down due to a lack of funding. According to the platform, after having received financial aid by a philanthropic organisation, the...
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...
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.
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...
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...