Congress NDA Disability Forum

19 Apr 2012

About 30 trade unionists gathered for a Disability Forum at the National Disability Authority on Clyde Road in Dublin this week,17th April 2012 . LInks to all the presentations below:

Welcome address Deirdre O'Connor, Chair, Congress Disability Committe

Introduction to the role and work of the National Disability Authority - Siobhan Barron, Director

The National Disability Strategy, and towards a comprehensive employment strategy for people with disabilities NDS presentation and Employment strategy here- Eithne Fitzgerald, Policy and Public Affairs

The NDA's disability training e-learning course - Shane Hogan, Research and Standards Development

Findings of NDA survey on attitudes towards people with disabilities, including attitudes in the workplace - Siobhan Barron, Director,

Retaining workers who acquire a disability - Niamh Fawl Policy and Public Affairs

Monitoring the employment of people with disabilities in the public sector and the 3% target - Marion Wilkinson Policy and Public Affairs

Resource pack on accessibility for people with disabilities - Alan Dalton, National Disability Authority, Research and Standards Development

Universal Design - designing places, services, information and technology that is accessible to everyone regardless of disability, age or size - Ger Craddock, Centre for Excellence in Universal Design

Mental health and the workplace - what the law tells us - Deirdre Toomey, Equality Authority