Joanne Dacombe

Image description: Joanne Dacombe is smiling and has a shoulder-length blonde hair in a bob style. She is wearing a pale-coloured turtleneck and sage green jacket.

Joanne Dacombe chats to Áine about facing a demanding education environment, living with intersecting impairments and discovering the power of human rights.


Joanne Dacombe is a mother and tireless disability advocate in the areas of education and health. Dacombe, a keen photographer, is Deaf and autistic. 

Watch the interview below, which is hosted on YouTube


Click here to read the transcript of Joanne's interview in word format or click here to read the summary of the Q&A from the meeting. These files are both hosted in Google docs.