Click here for the easy-to-read version   “Easy-to-read benefits all people.” This was one of the main messages our easy-to-read editor Soufiane El Amrani and Policy Officer Guillaume Jacquinot brought to Moscow when they met Inclusion Europe’s Russian member Perspektiva and representatives of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. They had come by invitation...
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  Here is the Hungarian version of this interview.   László Bercse is a self-advocate with Inclusion Europe’s Hungarian member ÉFOÉSZ.   Do you live with your parents/someone else or on your own? I live with my parents in Budapest in a family house with a garden. I have an older brother.   Are there...
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Click here for the easy-to-read version Hungarian self-advocates have submitted a recommendation for questions to the UN CRPD Committee. They mainly focused on Article 19 about Living independently and being included in the community. Self-advocates stressed the following issues: In Hungary, there are many people with disabilities who live in large institutions. In this way it is impossible...
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  Click here for the easy-to-read version Inclusion Europe’s Hungarian member ÉFOÉSZ took part in ENIL’s “European Day of Independent Living” campaign, for the second year running. ÉFOÉSZ members were encouraged to shoot a video showing how they live independently, and what independent living means to them on a daily basis. Self-advocates created more than 60 videos showing what...
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  “50 years of breaking barriers in minds and in everyday life” – this is the motto of a campaign launched by Inclusion Europe’s member Lebenshilfe Austria, jointly with Lebenshilfe Salzburg, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. The initiative wants to show the barriers people with disabilities are facing in daily life, and how society...
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  World Autism Awareness Day was yesterday, and on that occasion, our member Fundatia Pentru Voi, together with other organisations in Romania, organised an action called “The Blue Flower”: People with autism gave policy makers the equivalent of their daily income in form of a blue “Forget-me-not” flower, with the demand of increasing the allowance...
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  Inclusion Europe meets with members FDUV and Steg för Steg in the European Parliament What are the policy priorities of Inclusion Europe? How do we get information from our members? And how does the collaboration with Inclusion International work? These were just some of the questions an energetic and highly interested audience asked when Inclusion...
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    Mélanie has a dream: To present the weather forecast on TV. Inclusion Europe’s French member Unapei supported the young lady, who has Down’s Syndrome, on her way. The challenge? Having 100.000 people like her facebook page, “Mélanie peut le faire” – “Mélanie can do it”. The goal was met within barely six days...
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  “Would the world be a better place if people with low IQs were not allowed to reproduce?” This was the question the dating platform OkCupid had published on their website, as one of the statements allowing to “match” their users. Inclusion Europe’s UK member Mencap had already challenged the platform on this discriminatory and insulting...
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  Approximately 70 people participated at Inclusion Europe’s member AKIM Israel‘s first self-advocates’ conference, which was held at the IBM headquarters. The conference was led by people with intellectual disabilities, with the intention to inspire each other and allow for mutual learning from their respective activities regarding relationships, leadership and the promotion of rights in...
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