Game, Set & Match at the UN

Following the latest visit to Geneva, read the latest update on the examination of the UK's compliance with the UNCRPD.Read more

Nothing about us, without us? The role of disabled people in shaping employment strategy, policy and practice.

Sean Fitzsimons is responsible for coordinating Disability Action’s Employment Advocacy Service. He works across Northern Ireland with a wide range of employees and employers.Read more

Conference on Using the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Guest piece by Michael Farrell, human rights law consultant on the Conference on Using the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).Read more

Introducing: Patrick Malone

We would like to introduce one of our newest members of the team - Patrick Malone, who has taken on the new role of Public Affairs and Engagement Officer. Below we hear from Patrick on how he has settled in to his new role and the ongoing work.Read more

30 Years of Action: A Message from Monica

2016 was a milestone year for Disability Action as the organisation celebrated its 30th anniversary. One person who knows the work of the organisation well is Monica Wilson who began work with DA in 1980! As we begin a new year, Monica reflects on the past 30 years & looks to the future for disabled people in Northern Ireland.Read more

Working to find the right match

One of Disability Action’s newest projects, Job Match, supports people with disabilities to find and stay in paid work. Supported Employment Officer Maria Annett has been working with a number of participants in an exciting new project at Kilcreggan Urban Farm in CarrickfergusRead more

The Science of Marketing

As a charity, Disability Action uses digital marketing as a cost effective method to promote our services and communicate with disabled people and stakeholders across Northern Ireland.Read more

Hard at Work? Take 5 & read Tommy's blog

Tommy Cairns: I have a particular interest when it comes to disability and employment, as I myself am a disabled man who is trying to secure and maintain employment which has proved to be very difficult for me.Read more

Driving with DA

The Mobility Centre has a fleet of automatic vehicles with various adaptations/ modifications offering driving lessons throughout major towns in Northern Ireland. Connor Smyth tells us his driving with DA story.Read more

The Value of Accessibility

Today’s (4 July 2016) piece by the Detail Data demonstrates that venues need to do a lot more to attract disabled customers and to value the ‘purple pound’.Read more