Get Involved

Find out here how you can have a voice on issues that are important to you. Many local and national disability groups and organisations have opportunities for you to get involved in activism, advocacy and campaigning. Check out the list of national disability organisations in our Supports and Services section.


North Wicklow Disability Access Group

Community group of local people with disabilities working together to highlight and take action on issues for people with disabilities. Contact Laura O’Callaghan lauraocallaghan@disability-federation.ie.

 

Independent Living Movement Ireland

Disabled person’s organisation working to create an Independent Living Movement in Ireland led by disabled people, promote a rights-based social model of disability, challenge inequalities disabled people face and campaign for the human rights of disabled people. Sign up to their eBulletin for info on campaigns you can get involved in.

 

Disability Federation of Ireland

Run regular campaigns on issues for people with disability in Ireland.

 

National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities

Free and confidential one-to-one advocacy service for adults with a disability aged 18 and over. Can help you understand your rights, have a voice, speak up and say what you want to happen in your life.

 

National Platform of Self-advocates

National organisation run by people with intellectual disabilities for people with intellectual disabilities.

 

Inclusion Europe

European movement of people with intellectual disabilities and their families – giving people a voice and campaigns to support.

 

Contact your local elected representatives

Website with contact details for councillors and TDs in your area.

 


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