Archive | March, 2020

Advice for groups with specific mental health needs during coronavirus situation

There has been a lot of information provided on how to manage anxiety and stress at the moment. However, for people with existing mental health conditions as well those with autism, learning disabilities, dementia etc., there are particular challenges. Therefore, the information from Public Health England, is very useful. It gives information, but also provides […]

Equality Commission NI and NI Human Rights Commission to establish Disability Forum to inform monitoring of Government’s delivery of UN Disability obligations

The IMNI Disability Forum will involve persons with disabilities and their representative organisations to inform and coordinate actions to support and challenge government to  comply with its obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Involvement in independent monitoring is however not a replacement for the direct involvement of […]