Posted: 6 March 2014

The Most Important C Word – Communication

The most important C Word – Communication Guidelines for better communication with and about people with disabilities Communicating with people with disabilities Next time you’re chatting with or interviewing a person with disabilities here’s a few things to keep in...

Posted: 6 March 2014

The C Word

Today Dignity for Disability launched its “C Word” campaign, which is all about communicating with, and about, people with disabilities. Dignity for Disability has created straightforward guidelines for achieving respectful and meaningful communication, and is calling for them to be...

Posted: 5 March 2014

Transport Policy Launch

Good morning everybody, thanks for coming down today. You might remember this car park as the accessible park that was unfortunately blocked off when Splash Adelaide decided to park a VW Beetle and tree in it. That lack of consideration...

Posted: 5 March 2014

Get Moving on Transport – Dignity for Disability Releases Transport Policy

Improving transport services is one of the most straightforward ways to support people with disabilities to engage with the community, said Dignity for Disability Party Leader Kelly Vincent MLC today as she launched the Party’s transport policy. “Our state’s lack...

Posted: 3 March 2014

International Wheelchair Day Access-alaide Launch

Welcome, and thanks for coming along to International Wheelchair Day – it’s great to have a chance to celebrate something that is very important in my life and that of many others. Today the Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood – who...

Posted: 3 March 2014

Make Young People Count – Dignity for Disability Releases Youth Policy

Respecting young people’s intelligence and providing them with strong support networks are the goals of Dignity for Disability’s youth policy, which the party released today. Party Leader Kelly Vincent MLC said the policy had been written to address issues young...

Posted: 1 March 2014

Make Adelaide into “Access-alaide” – d4d Launches Plan for Accessible City

Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood will find out how difficult life can be for wheelchair users when he spends an hour in a wheelchair at today’s International Wheelchair Day celebrations. Mr Yarwood was invited to experience life on wheels by Dignity...

Posted: 28 February 2014

Equal Before the Law: d4d Announces Justice Policy

Dignity for Disability today announced its justice policy – a plan for reform that will give all people an equal voice and status in South Australia’s legal system. Party Leader Kelly Vincent MLC launched the policy at Elizabeth Magistrates Court...

Posted: 28 February 2014

Equal Before the Law: d4d to Announce Justice Policy

What: Dignity for Disability Party Leader Kelly Vincent will launch the d4d Justice policy for State Election 2014. When: Friday February 28, 2014. Time: Approximately 10:00am - at the completion of the sentencing of taxi driver Mr Chen Cao. Where:...

Posted: 27 February 2014

Disability Policy Launch

Good afternoon everybody! This event is a testament to the persistence of all those who have been campaigning to get disability rights onto the mainstream policy agenda for decades, and I feel privileged to be a part of it. I’m...

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