Newsletter : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

By: Ihc  05-Apr-2012

Inside the October Hot Issues IHC’s Call to Action – what needs to change for children and young people with disabilities Listen to us – this is what we need Focus needed on children and young people with disabilities New Zealand calls for action Families Commission research reinforces investing in the early years Encouraging moves for children [..]

Inside the August Hot Issues IHC’s Children’s Call to Action election campaign Disabled children recognised in Green Paper on vulnerable children  Who has a role to ensure vulnerable children thrive, belong, achieve? We all do IHC Start Strong success Every Child Counts – 1000 days to get it right for every child United Nations Disability Rights [..]


Other news and updates from Ihc

05-Apr-2012

IHC Hot Issues – August 2011 : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

Local government, business, philanthropy and non-government organisations all have a role to protect vulnerable children and prevent more children becoming vulnerable. Individual factors that can contribute to vulnerability are growing up in poverty, and having a disability or a significant health problem. United Nations Disability Rights Convention – Government drops ball regarding children.


05-Apr-2012

Media Releases : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

IHC congratulates Tariana Turia on her reappointment to the role of Minister for Disability Issues but is concerned that disabled New Zealanders are not represented at Cabinet. Oamaru families are the first in New Zealand to be invited to a seminar run by IHC to highlight the rights of children and young people with disabilities. IHC’s Heartland seminars provide free information and resources for families with a child with a disability.


05-Apr-2012

IHC Hot Issues – October 2011 : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

Given that politicians from all parties are focused on achieving better outcomes for New Zealand’s children, IHC wants to be sure that children and young people with disabilities are considered in all of the discussions and planning proposed.


05-Apr-2012

News : IHC New Zealand | Understanding Intellectual disability

IHC is one of more than one hundred exhibitors who will be at the health and disability expo The Big Event in three weeks time on the 9 and 10 March at the ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland. IHC says that many disabled children are more vulnerable to sexual abuse, neglect, violence, and poverty than other children, in its submission on the Green Paper for Vulnerable Children.