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This section presents the New Zealand Disability Strategy 2001 interpreted into New Zealand Sign Language.

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Vision of a non-disabling society


Delivering the Strategy

The Government's objectives       

Actions introduction

Objective 1: Encourage and educate for a non-disabling society

Objective 2: Ensure rights for disabled people

Objective 3: Provide the best education for disabled people

Objective 4: Provide opportunities in employment and economic development for disabled people

Objective 5: Foster leadership by disabled people

Objective 6: Foster an aware and responsive public service

Objective 7: Create long-term systems centred on the individual

Objective 8: Support quality living in the community for disabled people

Objective 9: Support lifestyle choices, recreation and culture for disabled people

Objective 10: Collect and use relevant information about disabled people and disability issues

Objective 11: Promote participation of disabled Maori

Objective 12: Promote participation of disabled Pacific peoples

Objective 13: Enable disabled children and youth to lead full and active lives

Objective 14: Promote participation of disabled women in order to improve their quality of life

Objective 15: Value families, whanau and people providing ongoing support

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