The National Disability Authority is the independent state body providing expert advice on disability policy and practice to the government and the public sector, and promoting Universal Design in Ireland.
This report, titled "Barriers and facilitators to developing natural community supports as a basis for independent living: the experiences and perceptions of people with acquired brain injury", gives the findings of research conducted by University College Cork with 26 people with acquired brain injury.
The Minister for Education and Skills tasked the Anti-Bullying Working Group with developing a plan to clarify the priorities to be addressed to combat bullying in schools. The National Disability Authority (NDA) contributed to this work by investigating anti-bullying supports for children with Special Educational Needs and/or disability to support the dissemination of good practice across the school system.
This is a two-part report on the Public Consultation on the Draft Interim Standards for New Directions, Services and Supports for Adults with Disabilities. The main report presents key issues that arose across all submissions. The supplementary report contains detailed comments from submissions that explicitly named specific Themes, Standards and Features.