Disability and Inclusion Strategy

Responsibility for the Disability and Inclusion Strategy has moved to the Committee for Employment & Social Security, where a Project Board, led by Ed Ashton, Head of Operations, (E&SS) is leading the strategy. GDA members are represented on the Board by our Executive Director who facilitates the

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States Disability Officer update for September 2016

As you know, responsibility for the Disability and Inclusion Strategy now sits with the Committee for Employment & Social Security (E&SS). The Committee has decided to use a project management approach in order to progress the various workstreams. A Project Board, which oversees the direction of the

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GDA welcomes its newest member the Guernsey Macular Society

The Guernsey Macular Society was launched in June 2014 by Bill Gardiner and Tilly Fisken.  It is a self-help group for islanders who are coping with the difficulties presented by macular degeneration, a condition that affects central vision creating a blind spot and distorting the surrounding image,

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Operations Managers and Family Support Worker required at Wigwam

Would you like to make a Big difference to children with additional needs and their families? One of our member charities, Wigwam, are looking for two special people to join their amazing team – Operations Manager and Family Support Worker. To find out more about this exciting

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Hidden disability campaign moves into phase two

We All Matter Eh?, supported by the Guernsey Disability Alliance’s (GDA), initiative to improve public awareness of hidden disabilities has this week launched its next phase. The initiative shares the experiences of local people living with a wide range of hidden disabilities. Individuals share their stories to

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Guernsey Disability Alliance to visit Alderney

Representatives from GDA, Wigwam, Access for All Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA), working in conjunction with Accessible Alderney – a long-term member of the GDA – will be visiting the island on 14 and 15 July to meet with interested parties, groups, businesses and associations to discuss a

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Julys Newsletter

July’s newsletter is now available to download. You can view all of the latest updates from the GDA You can view it online here

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New Chair and Vice-Chair for GDA

Members of the Guernsey Disability Alliance elected a new Chair and Vice-Chair of their Executive Committee at their Annual General Meeting this evening (Weds 6th July). Business development professional, Robin Le Prevost, takes over as Chair from Shelaine Green. Shelaine will remain on the committee as Social

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Seeking funds for Cystic Fibrosis guest speaker

Our local Cystic Fibrosis group, along with GDA are looking to bring over Tim Wotton to speak on living with CF, sport and health as part of our ‘We All Matter Eh?’ campaign on hidden disabilities. Tim Wotton, 45, is a full-time communications consultant, award-winning author, international

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Parents Views of Assessment, Determination and Review

Wigwam support group and NAS are holding a meeting for parents on Tuesday 28th June to gather views and ideas about the process of Assessments, Determinations and Reviews for children and young people with special educational needs. Click here for more information

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