IMAGE: poster of a big blue circle on a white background in white writing text reads “Everything you wanted to know about disability but were afraid to ask!” Wednesday 5th May 3pm (Zoom) and the ILMI Logo

Everything you wanted to know about disability but were afraid to ask!

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Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI) invite you to their webinar “Everything you wanted to know about disability but were afraid to ask!” via Zoom at 3pm on Wednesday 5th May (European Day of Independent Living).
  • Learn about the social model of disability
  • Hear disabled activists discuss the use of language and role of Disabled Person’s Organisations (DPOs), and how the social model can inform implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities
Minister of State Department of Children, Disability, Equality and Integration with responsibility for Disability, Anne Rabbitte TD, will open the webinar.
MC will be Peter Kearns. Short input from special guest Speaker, Maggie Cameron, freelance Disability Equality & Diversity Trainer with experience of developing Disabled Persons Organisations in Scotland.
A facilitated panel discussion will feature disabled activists Des Kenny, Selina Bonnie, Amy Hassett and Maggie Cameron.
Who is this webinar for?
It is a unique opportunity for anyone who wants to listen directly to disabled activists and hear about the issues facing disabled people through an equality and human rights lens.
Anyone with an interest in equality, human rights, community development, policy development and building an inclusive Ireland should attend to begin to explore how we collectively need to think about disability in Ireland.
We are inviting:
• Politicians,
• Policy makers,
• Public servants,
• Community Development Organisations,
• Trade unions,
• Equality and human rights organisations
• Local Area-based partnerships
• Disabled activists
To attend, email info@ilmi.ie by Tuesday 4th May at 12 noon.
IMAGE: poster of a big blue circle on a white background in white writing text reads “Everything you wanted to know about disability but were afraid to ask!”
Wednesday 5th May 3pm (Zoom) and the ILMI Logo