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The GDA call to local businesses to support its vital services 

The GDA are calling on local businesses to support its vital services.  We are sending each one a flyer asking them to give us a hand as we work to support our 40+ disability charities and individual members. This year, the GDA is celebrating its 10th anniversary. 

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Carers’ Action Plan for the States of Guernsey

Invitation for informal/ unpaid carers to give their views to inform a Carers Action Plan for the States of Guernsey and to attend an Engagement Event on Thursday 15th February 5.30 – 7.30pm at Les Cotils, Harry Bound Room   In line with the Supported Living and Ageing

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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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Guernsey Airport helps Travellers with Hidden Disabilities

A new initiative is being launched by Guernsey Airport this Friday which will help staff discreetly identify travellers who may require additional support. The ‘Hidden Disability Lanyard’ scheme recognises that travelling can present particular challenges for people dealing with a range of conditions.  Staff working for the

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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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Travelling to and from Guernsey

DisabledGo have a vast amount of information, easily understood, and clearly set out, to enable you to see at a glance what facilities and accessibility solutions there are, whilst travelling. Click here to find out more. This involves the Guernsey Harbour, Guernsey Airport and ports in the

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Carers Guernsey Report

The Guernsey Community Foundation (GCF) held a stakeholders meeting to launch the Carers Guernsey report and provide an update on their progress. The report and slide deck of the evening can be found below: Carers stakeholder meeting 31 05 17 final slides – PDF Carers report Final

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Disability Helper Website

The GDA was contacted by Natalie Kelly from Disability Helper. She has very kindly shared some useful websites with us. Please take a look. www.disabilityhelper.net. This is a site dedicated and written by parents and carers of persons with disabilities. Hobbies and Activities for Special Needs Planning for the

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Good News from the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society

As part of the GDA member charities publicity campaign for the Disability Strategy update, Leonie Burrows, Treasurer of the Guernsey Deaf Childrens Society, gave an interview on Channel Television on hearing impairment issues within Education. Here is a copy of Leonie’s story: Following the disappointing news on

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Wheelchair service review update

Thank you to a number of our members for taking part in the Wheelchair service review, Fiona Hegarty HSSD has issued an update report which can be downloaded at the link below. There are ongoing meetings to break down the next steps, the next meeting is Tuesday

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