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Disabled Persons Assembly (NZ)

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    The Disabled Persons Assembly NZ (DPA) is a pan-impairment disabled person’s organisation that works to realise an equitable society, where all disabled people (of all impairment types and including women, Māori, Pasifika, young people) are able to direct their own lives. DPA works to improve social indicators for disabled people and for disabled people to be recognised as valued members of society. DPA and its members work with the wider disability community, other DPOs, government agencies, service providers, international disability organisations, and the public by:

    • telling our stories and identifying systemic barriers
    • developing and advocating for solutions
    • celebrating innovation and good practice
    Injury, illness or disability

    To ensure your voice is heard, and to advance your aspirations, we work with and help you work with:

    • government
    • your local community
    • the general public
    • the media, and
    • disability service providers.
    Advocacy

    To ensure your voice is heard, and to advance your aspirations, we work with and help you work with:

    • government
    • your local community
    • the general public
    • the media, and
    • disability service providers.

    Age groups

    • Adult / Pakeke