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Outcome Area 7: Community Attitudes

Community attitudes support equality, inclusion and participation in society for people with disability.

7.1 Provide opportunities for active participation in decision making for people with disability, with particular focus on priority groups and LGBTQIA+ people.

Key deliverables and milestones

  • Disability Engagement Group (DEG) members effectively access and participate in decision making and leadership opportunities.
  • People from priority groups and LGBTQIA+ people with lived experience of disability will be consulted in the development of the new Inclusive SA and DHS Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

Outcome measures

  • Number of promotional/leadership events attended by DEG members.
  • Number of DEG meetings.

Lead directorate

  • Social Inclusion

Original DAIP action/strategic alignment

  • Expansion of Inclusive SA Action 15
  • Inclusive SA Action 33.

7.2 Continue to develop and improve community understanding and awareness of disability inclusion.

Key deliverables and milestones

  • Promote the ADS Community Attitudes Survey findings.
  • Pavely app is promoted at events, public forums and via the Inclusive SA website.
  • Inclusive SA and DAIPs are promoted at public forums and via Inclusive SA website and authorities’ websites.
  • International Day of People With Disability awareness campaign is undertaken.
  • Complement and leverage the national effort under the ADS.
  • Evaluation of ‘See Me for Me’ campaign and opportunities for expansion.

Outcome measures

  • Pavely app users increase.
  • Increase in number of hits on Inclusive SA website.
  • ‘See Me for Me’ campaign data indicators measure changes in community attitudes about the rights and needs of people living with disability.

Lead directorate

  • Social Inclusion
  • Communications and Engagement

Original DAIP action/strategic alignment

  • DHS DAIP Action 1.2
  • Expansion of Inclusive SA Action 19
  • Inclusive SA Action 34
  • Inclusive SA Action 22
  • Inclusive SA Action 27
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