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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 >>

IHC welcomes Productivity Commission Report

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 12:09 pm | IHC

IHC welcomes the Productivity Commission’s report stating that tinkering with the system won’t help the needy. More >>

Strong vision impresses judge in IHC Art Awards

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 9:18 am | IHC

Auckland cartoonist and illustrator Dylan Horrocks praised the strong focus of the 10 finalists he selected today for the IHC Art Awards 2015. More >>

IHC Art Awards open in explosion of colour

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 9:00 pm | IHC

Musician and artist Boh Runga was greeted with a riot of colour when she arrived to judge the first round of the IHC Art Awards at Northart Gallery in Auckland today (Thursday 2 July). More >>

It has been a bad day for Human Rights in New Zealand

Friday, 5 June 2015, 5:36 pm | IHC

IHC New Zealand is disappointed by today’s ruling from the Court of Appeal which means that a 16 year old boy will not get to argue for his human rights to be protected at school. More >>

Defining by disability unhelpful

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 11:29 pm | IHC

IHC is asking the media to think twice before referring to people by their disability. More >>

Half of NZ schools failing special education students

Friday, 6 March 2015, 8:58 am | IHC

IHC New Zealand has welcomed the Education Review Office’s report Inclusive practices for students with special needs in schools that clearly shows the system is failing many disabled children. More >>

Unsung heroes at the heart of IHC’s Annual Appeal

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:44 am | IHC

IHC is proud to launch its annual appeal this week seeking financial help to continue to support people with intellectual disability. More than 35 thousand New Zealanders have an intellectual disability – that’s some 35 thousand families with a loved ... More >>

Children with Disabilities deserve more

Saturday, 6 September 2014, 9:55 am | IHC

IHC New Zealand welcomes news that a National led Government would put more money into teacher aides, but says much more is needed to give children with a disability the education they deserve. More >>

Postman brings great news in IHC Art Awards

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:39 pm | IHC

Hawkes Bay artist Phillip Sisam has won first prize in the IHC Art Awards 2014 with his painting Postman Pat after Van Gogh . More >>

Disabled children are being left out in the cold

Monday, 16 June 2014, 5:23 pm | IHC

Children with intellectual disabilities are being left out in the cold, experiencing high levels of poverty, poor health and discrimination at school. More >>

IHC files discrimination complaint over disabled students

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 4:20 pm | IHC

Media release 30 April 2014 IHC today filed a complaint with the Human Rights Review Tribunal to win equal rights for disabled students in schools. High profile Queen’s Counsel Frances Joychild will lead the legal battle with the Ministry of Education. ... More >>

IHC Annual Appeal has Launched

Monday, 10 February 2014, 12:03 pm | IHC

The 2014 IHC Annual Appeal has been launched to raise important financial resources so IHC can continue to support people with intellectual disability in the community. The Annual Appeal will run from February 7th to the end of March. More >>

Four out of ten principals say special needs are underfunded

Friday, 29 November 2013, 11:47 am | IHC

A survey conducted by the New Zealand Council of Education Research found that almost 40% of the primary school principals surveyed said there was insufficient support for students with special needs is a challenge in their school. More >>

IHC Backs Call to Action for 200 Million ‘Invisible People’

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 2:55 pm | IHC

IHC New Zealand is backing comments made by the Clinton Global Initiative that there are 200 million people with intellectual disabilities who are ‘invisible’ to health systems around the world. More >>

IHC Accuses the Government of Ten Years of Indifference

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 4:45 pm | IHC

IHC is accusing the government of indifference after ten years of inaction over a report that called for urgent steps to be taken about the health of people with intellectual disabilities. More >>

Young artist wows the judges and online fans

Friday, 30 August 2013, 10:45 am | IHC

In a double win, Auckland artist Jordan Weng Kam Chow, 17, has won first prize and the People’s Choice Award in the IHC Art Awards 2013 with his painting Donkey and Brachiosaurus . More >>

IHC calls for entries for showcase Art Awards

Thursday, 3 May 2012, 2:37 pm | IHC

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. More >>



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