Click here for the easy-to-read version “The training was really useful and we gained a deeper understanding of easy-to-read. We will now implement what we learned at our organisation.” This was the conclusion that Eleonora Di Liberto, vice-president of the Italian disability group “Associazione Uniamoci Onlus“, drew at the end of a one-week course...
Data from the Italian Ministry of Education has shown that 802,785 students in Italian schools are foreigners. No less than 26 626 of them are foreign students with disabilities, a particularly vulnerable group at risk of double discrimination within Italian society.
Inclusion Europe and Anffas welcomed more than 350 participants to the Europe in Action Conference, a yearly event that has become a tradition for many people with intellectual disabilities, their families, carers and representative organisations.
The European Commission questions Italy over the enforcement of rights of passengers with disabilities. According to the official communication from the European Commission, Italy failed to uphold the rights of passengers with disabilities in three areas: coach and bus transport, maritime and inland waterway transport and the compensation fund. The government of Italy has two months to reply to the Commission how they plan to overcome these challenges.