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GDA Drop-in on Legislation

February 8th, 2022|

Following the publication of the draft Prevention of Discrimination Ordinance ( see draft ordinance) the GDA is holding a drop in on Friday 18th February 2022 for anyone interested in the legislation or for anyone who has comments on [...]

What is the Social Model of Disability?

September 16th, 2021|

Not everyone is clear on the social model of disability or why it matters. The GDA has put together a new page following on from SCOPES work which explains the Social Model. Watch the video below for a great [...]

2020 Paralympics in Tokyo

September 16th, 2021|

We have had the Olympics but the Tokyo Games are not over yet - Paralympics here we come! Tokyo is hosting the the 2020 (yes we know it is a year late!) Paralympics from 24th August to 5th September. [...]

1 Year Anniversary of Unanimous Proposals

July 17th, 2021|

1 Year Anniversary of States Decision to Unanimously Agree Proposals on Discrimination Legislation On 17th July 2020, the States unanimously agreed proposals to provide discrimination legislation. One year on, the Guernsey Disability Alliance (GDA) is pleased with the work [...]

Amendment to the Abortion Law Passed

July 16th, 2021|

The States debated a draft amendment law to the Abortion Law on 14th and 15th July and agreed to pass it through to the Privy Council for the next stage of the Laws approval. More information to follow shortly. [...]

Government Work Plan Amendments

July 16th, 2021|

There have been a number of amendments to the Government Work Plan due to be debated on the 21st July which affect people with impairments which the GDA is supporting. More details to follow shortly!

Highlight Report and Easy Read Report

July 13th, 2021|

The Disability Officer's 32nd Highlight report and easy read report for the period ending June 2021 is out now. Please click above links for the reports or the link button below for all reports. The 32nd report has information [...]

Stakeholder Meeting

June 22nd, 2021|

A meeting of the External Stakeholder Group for the Disability and Inclusion Strategy met on 22nd June. Karen Blanchford attended this meeting on behalf of the GDA. The Group considered slides which are available below: Slides from Stakeholder Group [...]

Highlight Report No 31 – easy read version

May 27th, 2021|

The Disability Officer's 31st Highlight report easy read is out now. Please follow the link to updates on  Framework for people with Speech Language and Communication Needs Discrimination legislation Easy read documents Vaccination Information Autism awareness week Early years education New [...]

Update for Disability and Inclusion Society

February 11th, 2021|

The easy read update of the Disability and Inclusion Strategy is now available. See 29 ER - Highlight Report If you want to read the technical report or older easy read reports go to Update on the Disability and Inclusion [...]

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