Disability Action - Our Team, Our Services, Our Impact

We’re excited to be celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December 2019. Before then we'd like to introduce our team, tell you about the services we provide and the impact we make. Read more

Meet the Job Match Team - Michael Moore

"Job Match helped me to take control of my employment journey. I began to affirm to employers why my difference made me the perfect candidate." Employment Engagement Officer Michael Moore Read more

Meet the Job Match Team - Tommy Cairns

Tommy Cairns is one of two Employment Engagement Officers. Four years ago, he joined Disability Action as a volunteer. Now he's an employee, working with local employers to help disabled people find and stay in work. Read more

‘Match Me – what works for effective allocations of adapted/ accessible social housing in Scotland’

This reflection highlights the enablement of two self-identified disabled individuals involved with the DRILL funded project ‘Match Me – what works for effective allocations of adapted/ accessible social housing in Scotland’ . Read more

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