Media release: Fresh from a New York film festival, an IHC travelling exhibition featuring the stories of a group of Kiwis with disabilities is to open in Wellington.
Media release: A team working on a dementia project for IHC has won an international award for innovation. The Dementia Design Innovation of the Year award was presented at an International Dementia Conference in Sydney last week to IHC’s Successful Ageing Project team.
Media release: Experts from the worlds of fashion, photography and abstract art, will choose the winners in this year’s IHC Art Awards – a showcase for the talents of disabled artists.
Media release: A group of Kiwis are about to tell New York audiences what it is like to live with an intellectual disability. The IHC film, Take a Moment With Us will feature at the 2012 Sprout Film Festival from April 27–29 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s New Uris Education Center. “We are honored Read more…
Oamaru families are the first in New Zealand to be invited to a seminar run by IHC to highlight the rights of children and young people with disabilities. IHC’s Heartland seminars provide free information and resources for families with a child with a disability.
IHC says that many disabled children are more vulnerable to sexual abuse, neglect, violence, and poverty than other children, in its submission on the Green Paper for Vulnerable Children. “The key points in IHC’s submission are that many disabled children are vulnerable merely by virtue of their disability. They can experience threats to their survival Read more…
IHC is horrified that Speaker Hon Lockwood Smith has told Mojo Mathers she must pay for her own electronic notetaking services.
IHC is launching its 2012 Annual Appeal with a call to parents who are having difficulty enrolling a child with a disability at school. “Let us know if you are having trouble of any kind. We want to help you make sure your child is educated – and welcome – at school,” says IHC Director Read more…
IHC congratulates Tariana Turia on her reappointment to the role of Minister for Disability Issues but is concerned that disabled New Zealanders are not represented at Cabinet.
IHC supports the call from NZEI to oppose the introduction of charter schools without a proper select committee process.