Work to Transform the Disability Support System
Published on Monday, 8 May 2017, 9:06 a.m.   Print Article

The Government is looking at making big changes to the disability support system.
Work is under way with a co-design group of people meeting for a series of workshops. These workshops are looking at designing a system which provides disabled people and their families more choices and control. There are 13 people on the team, including five disabled people, two family representatives, two from service organisations and four from government agencies.
The co-design group will work together over 9 workshops. The key points of every workshop will be sent out so the rest of New Zealand can see what is being talked about. Information updates, including in NZSL, will be provided after the workshop dates:
April 11
April 26
May 4
May 11
May 16 and 17
May 23
May 30 and 31
June 7
More information and updates in NZSL are available here:

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