Glasgow Disability Alliance

COVID-19: We have adapted what we do and how we work during the current pandemic. Read more about GDA’s COVID-response

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Act Now to supercharge disabled people’s voices

Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

Glasgow Disability Alliance today launch our 2021 Manifesto, calling on Scotland’s political parties to pledge urgent actions in the next Holyrood term, to supercharge disabled people’s voices and tackle widening inequality faced by Scotland’s one million disabled people. Run by and for its 5000 disabled members, GDA cites mounting evidence that disabled people are being […]

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Covid-19 Vaccination information

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2021

The vaccinations for COVID-19 have begun. When you are offered the vaccine, please do get it.   Further information is available in BSL about the vaccine. Easy read version of what you need to know about the covid 19 vaccine. Easy read version of what to expect.   Further information is available at https://nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine or […]

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Disabled People’s Voices Amplified

Posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2021

GDA members’ lived experiences, shared during COVID-19, have directly shaped calls to action in three key reports published in recent weeks, which aim to influence decisions and priorities for reform, renewal and recovery, in Glasgow and Scotland-wide, as we emerge from the COVID pandemic. 1. Tressa Burke, our CEO, worked tirelessly for months alongside other […]

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Half Term fun for Young Disabled People! Young Disabled People - Have your Say! Join us on Friday 5th February 11am - 2pm.  Join in, meet others and have fun!  Share your lockdown experiences.  Tell us what needs to happen to make your life better.  Try out fun workshops.  Find out more about how GDA can help you! See inside for more free, fun events!

Calling all young disabled people!

Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

This February 2021 half term, we have a host of free activities for young disabled people. Come join in! Tell us all about your lockdown experience how we can help you and find out more about GDA. All details are in our Young Disabled People’s newsletter – out today – available in plain text, audio […]

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4 members hold up ipads which spell out zoom. One is thinking 'chat' the other 'friends', the third 'classes' and the forth 'shopping'. One says 'GDA is like a big family' and another says 'It's so easy to learn. Once I did, I never looked back'.

Happy New Year from All at GDA.

Posted on Friday, January 15th, 2021

Here’s to Hope, Kindness and having our voices heard in 2021. Like others around the world, we’ve said goodbye and ‘good riddance’ to 2020.  The challenges it brought are still here and evolving – but so is the determination of the GDA community to support each other through it, and drive forwards together, towards the […]

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Members at our Connecting Christmas event December 2020

Rallying together, through a year like no other

Posted on Friday, December 18th, 2020

As we approach the end of a year like no other… …it’s safe to say that 2 things have remained consistent: disabled people have faced the sharpest impacts of the challenges this year has thrown up – and GDA has done everything in our power to support them through it. We have suffered losses – […]

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