Youth Services

YES is the only disability information service in New Zealand that focuses on youth with disabilities and learning differences.

All of our projects and programmes have been co-designed and co-delivered with youth leaders within the disability sector, to ensure we are creating the right environment for them and their peers to develop personally and professionally, ultimately allowing them to lead independent, thriving lives.

I.Lead Conference

The first I.LEAD Conference took place in September 2019 at Grand Hall, Parliament Building, Wellington.

The Conference provides a safe, stable platform that allows young people with disabilities to have their voices heard and influence positive change in policy.  It was a great opportunity for young people with disabilities from across New Zealand to come together, connect and share their experiences. They discussed and identified key barriers they faced in relation to accessibility and equality as a young person living with a disability in Aotearoa.

 

 

On top of the bi-annual Conferences, we also provide workshops, programmes and opportunities for youth to gain skills and experience in networking, communications and other essential skills that prepare them for further employment opportunities, either with us, or into their areas of interest.

 

 

The next I.LEAD Conference will take place on 14 & 15 September 2021 in Wellington.

 

  May be an image of text that says 'I.LEAD EAD NZ's Youth with Disabilities Conference Wellington 14th- 15th September 2021'

 

                          

 

 

If you would like to join the I.LEAD Committee and attend the 2021 I.Lead Conference, get in touch with us today or register your interest via The Conference » I.Lead (ileadchange.org.nz)

 

 

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

I.NFORM

SUBSCRIBE to our Bi-Monthly Newsletter today for more awesome content and keep up to date on What's New