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Disabled People's Organisations

Find out about the role and attributes of Disabled People's Organisations (DPOs) and how to seek involvement from DPOs into policy advice processes.
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Attitudes
Leadership

Be. Accessible Business Toolkit

Here you can access a toolkit to make your business or organisations fully accessible to all New Zealanders.
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Attitudes
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Employment & economic security
Accessibility

How to improve access to buildings

People with disabilities must be able to 'carry out normal activities and processes' in an accommodation building, and there are a number of ways to ensure this is possible. Find out more.
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Law & Policy
Accessibility

Guidance for policy makers

Learn more about the 'social model' of disability. This draws on a human rights discourse, defining disabled people as an excluded or oppressed social group. It distinguishes between the impairments that people have and the barriers to social participation that they experience.
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