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National Disability Authority launch new strategic plan for 2013-2015

The National Disability Authority (NDA) have recently (January 2013) launched their Strategic Plan for the next two years.  In launching the plan Peter McKevitt the chairman of the NDA stated that "the NDA is uniquely positioned, with its research role, its expertise and its statutory independence, to guide national policy and practices that impact on the daily lives of people with disabilities".

The Plan indicates that the Authority has four key priorities for the next few years:


  1. Strategic Priority 1- National Disability Strategy: To support the effective delivery of the National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan through our research, advice and guidance to Government Departments and public bodies and to monitor the outcomes for people with disabilities.
  2. Strategic Priority 2 – Living independently in the community: To undertake and collaborate on research and data collection, and to provide information, advice and guidance to guide policy, systems and service changes to ensure that people with disabilities can live independently and participate in the community as active citizens.
  3. Strategic Priority 3 – Universal design of the environment: To promote excellence in universal design in order to facilitate maximum participation in Irish society.
  4. Strategic Priority 4 – Effective and efficient organisation: To develop an environment, supports, policies and systems to enable the National Disability Authority to effectively deliver on its strategic objectives.

The Strategic Plan is available by clicking on this link.