Disability Legislation

December 2017 Newsletter

Please find attached the December 2017 newsletter, packed full of information and news. We outline the events and success of all the participants of the ‘Think Differently about Disability’ Campaign, plus new activity in Alderney for accessibility, please do click on the links to read further on

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Committee for Employment and Social Security search for expert advice

Ellen Pragnell, the Disability Discrimination Officer has written to us to outline the following request:- The Committee for Employment & Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on. It is intended that by finding

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Longer Working Lives Policy Letter

Just to advise that the Longer Working Lives Policy Letter was submitted to the Greffe today and is available here (the date of the States Debate at which it will be considered is yet to be confirmed): https://gov.gg/article/162603/Longer-Working-Lives Our media release is available here: https://gov.gg/article/162604/Barriers-to-staying-in-work-for-older-islanders-could-be-addressed-through-Longer-Working-Lives-proposals The consultation results previously

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Disability Officer Update October 2017

Working and caring Are you thinking about leaving work or do you want to know more about combining work and a caring role? For more information visit signpost.gg via this link. Visiting the Princess Elizabeth Hospital If you have an appointment at the PEH or you are

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Education Proposals Comments

The GDA, in partnership with Wigwam and the Youth Commission, consulted with our members over the summer to provide a submission to Education’s proposals on Secondary and Post 16 Education. This involved drafting papers, running focus groups and an online survey . Attached is our comment on

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New We All Matter Eh? Campaign Launch Today!

We All Matter Eh? is excited to launch its new #MakeAChange campaign on Friday 8th September   Think differently about disability In response to feedback from the community on the lack of awareness and understanding around disability we have developed a number of Change Cards that provide tips

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Inclusion in Education

In July we ran a focus group on Inclusion in Education, a number of members were unable to attend but asked for the slides. Please see the attached. We did not end up following this format but were led by members conversations but there may be some

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GDA July Newsletter

Please find below the GDA July newsletter. Please note there are no meetings during July and August, however have a look at forthcoming events – there is plenty going on. Please share widely. If you would like to feature in the newsletter please contact info@disabilityalliance.org.gg the deadline for the August newsletters

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Children Young People’s Plan CYPP Slides April 2017

Please find attached the Powerpoint final version 270417 from the Children Young People’s Plan CYPP refresh event – outlining the progress on the four streams: Safe and nurtured Healthy and active Achieve individual and economic potential Included and Respected Strategy and Policy

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GDA April Newsletter

Please find attached the April newsletter for you to read, and share with your members. Don’t forget to sign up for the FREE disability awareness training, the training is free and all you need to do is create an account at bit.ly/2cAKeWv Once you have created your

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