Accessible Town project
During September to December 2018, the GDA in partnership with Access for All ran the Accessible Town project including a number of initiatives:
- Purple Tuesday – accessible shopping
- Hidden Disability Lanyard training
- Accessible Christmas evening – Monday 3rd December 2018
you can view all the details on www.accessibletown.gg
International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 2017
We are encouraging local organisations to dress down/up, bake cakes or something unique on Friday 1st December and raise funds for “We All Matter, Eh?” the voice of Disabled islanders.
Accessible Sport & Activities in Guernsey
Led by Karen Blanchford (GDA/Access or All) & Olly Tracey (Onscreen Creations) In conjunction with members, Access for All and The Guernsey Sports Commission.
In the summer we will be launching a campaign called ‘Hidden Disabilities’.
The goals are:
1. Raising awareness about disability – especially hidden impairments
2. Change how islanders think about disability
Disability Discrimination Legislation
Guernsey currently does not have any legislation specifically preventing discrimination on the grounds of disability. The UK introduced a Disability Discrimination Act (now the Equality Act) more than 20 years ago.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Did you know 3rd December 2016 is International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPwD)? In Guernsey we are encouraging local organisations to dress down on Friday 2nd December