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Ideas from the National Disability Authority’s “Big Think” Brainstorming Event

The National Disability Authority (NDA) hosted a brainstorming event on the 23rd of November 2021 for the Government’s ‘Creating our Future’ project. This project allows people in Ireland to tell the government about their research ideas to help make our country better for everyone.
The NDA wished to get the views of individuals with disabilities including representatives from disabled persons organisations to make sure all views were included in this national project. People with disabilities were invited to the event and, Easy to Read, Large Print event materials were made available to participants including Irish Sign Language interpretation and real-time captioning. 
Following on from the brainstorming sessions, the NDA has gathered  ideas about what research should be done to help people, their families, friends or communities.The NDA has summarised these ideas and has now made a submission to the ‘Creating our Future’ national campaign.
The NDA have collected 101 ideas for the ‘Creating our Future’ project, and these can be viewed here
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