NDA Conference 2016 - Ordinary Homes, Ordinary Places

NDA Annual Conference 2016 - Ordinary Homes, Ordinary Places: Planning, designing and building supportive communities for people with disabilities

The National Disability Authority's Annual Conference 2016 took housing as its theme, with a particular focus on show casing strategies and approaches that can help foster supportive communities for people with disabilities.

The conference was of interest to approved housing bodies, local authorities, planning, building and design professionals, policy makers, disability service providers and to individuals with disabilities, and their families, with an interest in housing.

There were speakers from Ireland and overseas covering developments in design, technology, planning, building and sustainable communities.

Keynote speakers included Victor Calise, Commissioner at New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities; he is the Chair of the NYC Building Code Accessibility Committee. and George Braddock who has pioneered the implementation of person-centred planning principles to homes for people with disabilities across the United States.

Read the presentations and transcripts

Read the speakers and chairs biographies.