To show the importance of having the right to decide about one's own life, we made reports on various aspects of legal capacity. These aspects are aligned with our 5E's campaigns for full rights and inclusion strategy 2018-2022.
This paper aims at providing Inclusion Europe’s members and other interested stakeholders with an overview of the current understanding of “safeguards”, its potential content and measures for consideration and standards for those safeguards.
Inclusion Europe and our member from Portugal called Fenacerci organised a big meeting. It was called “Training opportunies for peer supporters with intellectual disabilities”and it took place on 20 October 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal. Around 50 people came to talk about peer support. The Secretary of State for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities and...
Most people with intellectual disabilities in Europe are denied the right to take decisions, being placed under guardianship regimes that allow them no say in important matters related to their own lives.
Inclusion Europe has announced its fourth edition of the Round Table on Legal Capacity, which will take place on 27 November in Strasbourg. Legal capacity is an important issue affecting people with intellectual disabilities today.