CCS Disability Action, the Mental Health Foundation and Te Pou are hosting two free workshops for people with a disability. We share the details!
The Human Rights Commission has called for an urgent reform of New Zealand’s adoption laws, calling the “discriminatory and outdated” in a ruling by the Human Rights Tribunal. We explain why this law doesn’t give disabled people a fair go and the efforts undertaken so far to change it. In a ruling in March 2016 […]
Disability Action Team Leader Sue Sherrard explains why she thinks this year’s consultation on the New Zealand’s Disability Action Strategy is worthwhile.
The Disability Action Advisors (DAA) are CCS Disability Action Northern Region’s disabled staff group. They meet regularly to discuss areas of interest, raise concerns and provide disability leadership to the region. DAA member Kevin O’Brien shares a bit about himself and his experience of belonging to this group.
Susan Sherrard, Team Leader Disability Action Team for CCS Disability Action, is seeking feedback on how disabled people or family of people with an impairment feel about charity. Does it undermine a vision where disabled people have value, rights, are equal, are leaders and are people who should be fully included in society? Or does […]