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GDA 15 years campaigning – 27th September 2022

September 20th, 2022|

On the 27th September 2022 the GDA will have been campaigning for 15 years for equality of opportunity for persons with disabilities and carers Although this isn't really something to celebrate (its taken that long to try and get [...]

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion workshop

May 26th, 2022|

The GDA is partnering with Equality Guernsey to deliver a workshop on celebrating Equality Diversity and Inclusion. This will take place at Les Cotils 7pm Thursday 26th May. All are welcome. Resources Campaign Outline - final.docx [...]

Digital Accessibility

May 5th, 2022|Tags: |

Introduction to Digital Accessibility The GDA is passionate about inclusion. Core to inclusion in community life is accessibility. This campaign focuses on digital accessibility, our members lived experiences, partners tips and resources. You can find out more [...]

Improving access at Petit Bot viewing point

April 1st, 2022|

Improving accessibility at Petit Bot Bay Site visit: Thursday 31st March 2022, 12pm One of the viewing and seating areas surrounding Petit Bot Bay has been made accessible for wheelchair and mobility scooter users following recent alterations made to [...]

15 years since the start of a disability forum (GDA)

March 23rd, 2022|

27th September 2007 (15 years ago), Rob Platts, then Chair of the Guernsey MS Society, went to a meeting to discuss the sharing of information between islanders with disabilities. The initiative was instigated and hosted by Roger Bowns, the [...]

21 achievements in 2021

February 16th, 2022|

we are celebrating our GDA and member achievements in 2021 with a series of infograms

Members strategy meeting – September 2021

September 22nd, 2021|

Member charity strategy meeting thank you to everyone who attended our strategy review meeting last Friday 18th September, it was so good to see so many of you there and thank you for all your contributions. We have attached [...]

GWP release and member meeting

June 19th, 2021|

The Government Work Plan (GWP) stage 2 policy letter was published 17th June 2021 you can view it here We will be discussing the contents of the GWP as our introduction to the member meeting Thursday 24th June 7pm [...]

GROW 1st newsletter

May 27th, 2021|

GDA members: GROW have laughed their first newsletter, Greenshoots. Please check it out and feel free to share the new of their great work and crew. GROW - Green Shoots. MAY 2021

LD Vaccines prioritised

February 27th, 2021|Tags: |

Dear Members, some good news.  Following a change to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advise to the UK Government, we can confirm that anyone with a learning disability (LD) in the Bailiwick is now to be [...]

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