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The report is written by Inclusion Europe and Plena inclusión.
Plena inclusión is a member of Inclusion Europe.
The report is a part of My Talents For Diversity project.
The report covers the state of employment
of people with intellectual disabilities,
before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
People with disabilities have a right to work just like everybody else.
People with intellectual disabilities face
significant obstacles in access to employment.
For example, being under guardianship means
not being able to make your own choices or sign a contract.
Those who are placed in segregated education
may not receive a school certificate that allows them
to work or access higher education.
This report describes how the pandemic has
affected employment for people with intellectual disabilities.
The report shows how the pandemic and measures taken
in response to it have increased the discrimination
of people with intellectual disabilities.
The report has recommendations and good practices
to support employment of people with disabilities.
“Neglect and discrimination. Multiplied. How Covid-19 affected the rights of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.” Inclusion Europe, 2020
My Talents For Diversity project outcomes and best practices.
Our work brings the voice of people with intellectual disabilities and their families where decisions about their future are made.
This has always been incredibly important. It is even more so with the Covid pandemic drastic impact on their rights and lives.
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