GDA strives to empower disabled people to become leaders in our own lives, communities and wider society. Click the boxes below to find out more about our fully accessible programmes and services, and how to get involved.
Fun, free and fully accessible! From aromatherapy to ipads, from fishing to First Aid: our taster days and longer courses offer something for everyone. Our learning programme brings disabled people together to build skills, confidence and social connections, and create pathways to other opportunities. All our events are free, and transport, personal assistance and communication […]
Peer support is vital for building disabled people’s confidence, positive identity and collective voice. GDA has supported a wealth of peer groups to develop and thrive within our membership, reflecting the diversity of Glasgow’s disabled people and ensuring safe supportive spaces where voices and collective identity can flourish.
GDA’s Vision requires change and collaboration from the highest level. While our programmes build disabled people’s capacity and confidence to speak out and share their expertise, our partnership work builds relationships and opportunities for dialogue, involvement and co-design of policies and plans, to deliver the change we need. See also our Voices and […]
From 16th March 2020, GDA suspended all planned programmes due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The staff team switched to home working, and immediately began reaching out to our 5000+ disabled members to listen and offer support, through phone calls, postal mails outs and online. We were extremely lucky that our funders allowed us to redirect […]