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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 >>

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 >>



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