July Holiday Notice

All Disability Action offices will be closed on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th August 2018.Read more

Over 100 jobseekers and employers set to team up to participate in the first Job Shadow Day initiative

The Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment (NIUSE) is pleased to announce their participation in their Job Shadow Day initiative for the first time on Wednesday 25 April 2018.Read more

Annual Health Checks For People With A Learning Disability

Adults with a learning disability in Northern Ireland can avail of a Directed Enhanced Service (DES) designed to allow GPs and professionals called Health Care Facilitators to provide a detailed annual physical and mental health check.Read more

Equality Commission: Daughter had to tell her father his illness was terminal

The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust has apologized and paid £7,000, without admission of liability, to the family of a profoundly deaf County Antrim man, now deceased, to whom they did not provide a sign language interpreter while he was in their care.Read more

March & April Holiday Closures

Please see below office closures and service changes to the Disability Action Transport Scheme (DATS) for March and April.Read more

Keep safe when online, advises The Consumer Council

Protecting yourself from online cybercrime and scams are two themes for this year’s World Consumer Rights Day, on 15 March 2018. With this in mind, The Consumer Council has 3 top tips on how to shop online safely and avoid being scammed.Read more

£450,000 for 3 new National Lottery funded projects in Northern Ireland led by disabled people

More than £1 million has been awarded to 10 new research and pilot projects across the UK, of which £450,00 has been allocated to 3 projects in Northern Ireland.Read more

CastleCourt opens new facilities for disabled people in NI

The Changing Places Consortium has welcomed new, fully accessible toilet facilities for people with profound disabilities that have been installed at CastleCourt Shopping Centre.Read more

Disability Action Statement: Phillip Hammond Blames Disabled People Working For Fall In Productivity

Phillip Hammond Blames Disabled People Working For Fall In ProductivityRead more