Making Ourselves Heard Network

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Who We Are

Making Ourselves Heard (MOH) is a national project to ensure disabled children's right to be heard becomes a reality.

We give disabled children direct access to government and policy makers and ensure the voices of disabled children and their success stories are heard.

MOH aims to support disabled children and young people's participation in:

  • Making decisions that affect them
  • Developing their local communities
  • Planning services that they use
  • Influencing national policies that affect them
  • All of CDC's work

 Disabled children and young people face significant barriers and challenges to participation. We support their participation by:

  • Providing opportunities for them to have their say
  • Supporting professionals to encourage disabled children's participation
  • Publicising good examples of where disabled children are involved in decision making
  • Raising awareness of disability equality by promoting positive images of disability in childhood
  • Promoting the inclusion of disabled children and young people in organisations that work with all children and young people

For more information please contact: 

Pamela Shaw
T: 020 7833 6853

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