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Patchy progress for people with intellectual disabilities

Monday, 4 September 2017, 3:44 pm | IHC

A new snapshot on quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities has found many still struggling for education, good health care and above all the ability to earn money. More >>

IHC New Zealand pays tribute to Colin Meads

Sunday, 20 August 2017, 1:57 pm | IHC

Colin Meads - A man who made a difference Media release 20 August 2017 IHC New Zealand wishes to pay tribute to Colin Meads. More >>

IHC Welcomes Moves Towards a New Disability System

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 11:15 am | IHC

20 July 2017 - IHC welcomes moves towards a new disability system that puts greater choice and control over services in the hands of disabled people. More >>

Intellectual disability missing from announcement

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 5:18 pm | IHC

IHC is questioning why people with intellectual disabilities are invisible in new prison mental health plans unveiled today by the Government, at a cost of $14 million dollars. More >>

IHC congratulates new Disability Rights Commissioner

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 3:08 pm | IHC

Media release 20 June 2017 IHC New Zealand warmly welcomes Paula Tesoriero as the country’s new Disability Rights Commissioner. More >>

IHC adds a splash of colour to Fieldays

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:39 pm | IHC

The IHC Calf and Rural Scheme site in the Pavilion will bring its usual splash of colour to Fieldays. The site, near the corner of K Road and D Street, will be decorated in hot pink and visible for country miles. And if you want to grab a hot pink stock ... More >>

New provider for Wellington respite centres

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 9:57 am | IHC

Two respite bases in the Wellington region are to be run by Spectrum Care, which is set to take over these two services from IDEA Services. More >>

IHC joins the call for respite care overhaul

Friday, 10 February 2017, 5:37 pm | IHC

IHC joins the call for respite care overhaul saying respite is not about managing crises More >>

IHC Annual Appeal 2017

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:05 am | IHC

Saryn’s brothers couldn’t understand why the kids in the pool didn’t want to play with her. More >>

Online schools will create more disparity

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 4:57 pm | IHC

IHC is calling for the Government to guarantee rights for children to attend their local school over online schools. More >>

New Disability Strategy ignores justice for all

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:36 pm | IHC

The Government’s new Disability Strategy makes great promises but remains lightweight on securing fair outcomes for those with intellectual disabilities who find themselves in the justice system. More >>

Move to outlaw seclusion rooms overdue

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 9:54 am | IHC

IHC welcomes the Ministry of Education’s move today to outlaw school seclusion rooms and continues to advocate for individualised responses to each child’s needs, with schools having more support and direction. More >>

Blenheim to host Take a moment with us exhibition

Monday, 17 October 2016, 9:09 am | IHC

An IHC travelling exhibition that provides insight into the lives of people with an intellectual disability opens to the public on Thursday 20 October at the ASB Theatre in Blenheim. More >>

IHC says it’s time to shut seclusion rooms for good

Friday, 14 October 2016, 3:14 pm | IHC

IHC welcomes today’s decision to investigate the use of seclusion rooms in schools and for all to be shut down until a finding is determined. More >>

UN recommendations push for more inclusion

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 2:52 pm | IHC

UN recommendations push for more inclusion Media release – 8 October 2016 IHC welcomes the strong recommendations made to the New Zealand Government by the United Nations Committee on Rights of the Child, to respect the human rights of disabled ... More >>

Rally for better inclusion in schools

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 1:43 pm | IHC

Protesters are expected on the steps of Parliament today, united against the government’s recent policy announcements about including students with disabilities. More >>

Making it work for people with disabilities

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 9:36 am | IHC

Workforce inequality for people with disabilities continues to prevent inclusion, here and overseas, but new ways forward are in the pipeline. More >>

IHC – Thinking of Colin Meads and family

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:14 pm | IHC

The thoughts and best wishes of the many people associated with IHC New Zealand are with Colin Meads, Verna and their family and friends at this tough time. More >>

People with intellectual disabilities still seen as 'other'

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 11:31 am | IHC

A new report from IHC shows that while there have been significant advances for people with intellectual disabilities, progress is still too slow. More >>

‘Holiday’ wins IHC Art Awards

Friday, 17 June 2016, 9:46 am | IHC

An intricate embroidered cushion by Wellington artist Jo-Anne Tapiki has won the 2016 IHC Art Awards and $5000. More >>

 

 

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