Click here for the easy-to-read version Inclusion Europe is excited that the 17th World Congress of Inclusion International is in Europe this year. It will take place in Birmingham, UK, from Wednesday 30 May until Friday 1 June 2018. Registrations are now open. The delegates will have opportunities to get involved in various sessions labeled Learn, Inspire and Lead....
In the wake of the British general elections, the five biggest political parties in the UK have published accessible versions of their main standpoints. They have been created with the assistance of Mencap, to make people with intellectual disabilities aware of what political choices there are and to include them within the election process.
With its latest research, ‘Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities: Progress Update,’ the British Department of Health addresses the current challenges and possible solutions to unequal care leading to higher mortality rates amongst people with intellectual disabilities.
With the British General Election coming up in May, political party leaders David Cameron, Nick Clegg and David Miliband have pledged to pay more attention to the voice and needs of the 1.4 million people with an intellectual disability in the UK.