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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 >>

IHC Congratulates Robert Martin on UN Committee Election

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:29 am | IHC

IHC congratulates Robert Martin on his election to the United Nations Committee for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. More >>

UN Special Rapporteur to headline Make it Work Conference

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 2:59 pm | IHC

UN Special Rapporteur to headline Make it Work International Conference – early bird registrations closing soon More >>

Yet another patch job for children with disabilities

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 1:08 pm | IHC

IHC New Zealand says new money for teacher aides won’t necessarily mean children with disabilities get the education all children deserve. More >>

NZ Health Strategy promises a better deal

Monday, 18 April 2016, 3:07 pm | IHC

IHC welcomes today’s announcement of the NZ Health Strategy and is particularly pleased to see that action is being taken to improve the health of people with intellectual disabilities. More >>

Finally an equal right for children with disabilities

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 5:17 pm | IHC

IHC is welcoming the news that children with disability will finally get equal treatment when going into out of home care. More >>

Entries open for the 2016 IHC Art Awards

Monday, 4 April 2016, 3:28 pm | IHC

The Awards celebrate the creative talents of New Zealanders with an intellectual disability. This year artists will be asked to submit full entries online for the first time and now the first stage of judging will also take place there. More >>

800+ Families on IHC’s Waitlists for Funded Autism Support

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 3:06 pm | IHC

More than 800 Families Are on IHC’s Waiting Lists for Funded Autism Support – And They’re Desperate for Help. More >>

More Evidence Disabled Children Get a Bad Deal in School

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 4:26 pm | IHC

IHC welcomes the survey conducted by NZEI TE Riu Roa of Special Education Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs) that shows a lack of adequate support for disabled students at school. More >>

Special Education – Everyone knows it’s time for change

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 11:56 am | IHC

IHC New Zealand and the Inclusive Education Action Group (IEAG) are part of a unanimous call for change to Special Education – it’s time for the Government to act. More >>

Protecting the right to grow up

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 5:28 pm | IHC

IHC has serious concerns about growth attenuation – the process of stunting the growth of children with disabilities. More >>

IHC Calf & Rural Scheme sales kick-off today

Friday, 23 October 2015, 1:22 pm | IHC

The IHC Calf & Rural Scheme, supported by PGG Wrightson, will have their first sale of the season today in Paeroa. More >>

National disability organisations call for an overhaul

Friday, 25 September 2015, 9:38 am | IHC

Three national disability organisations have joined together to urge the Government to make comprehensive changes to protect disabled people from abuse and domestic violence. CCS Disability Action, IHC and the Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) say ... More >>



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