[:de] “We don’t need help, we need support!” – this was one of the main statements made at Inclusion Europe’s “Hear our Voices” conference, which took place in Brussels. More than 70 self-advocates and their supporters from nearly 20 countries came to the event to discuss topics such as being a board member in an...
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Around 800 delegates including several high-profile EU leaders and the record number of 200 persons with intellectual disabilities: This was the audience our board member Harry Roche adressed at the 4th European Parliament of Persons with Disabilities, which took place on Wednesday. He spoke about a topic he has been passionately campaigning for – voting rights. “Imagine everyone would need...
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Click here for the easy-to-read version „Families of people with complex support needs often encounter a lack of tailored and safe support,” José Smits, Inclusion Europe’s secretary-general, highlighted at an open discussion organised by Inclusion Europe. The discussion feeds into a policy paper on “Community living for people with complex support needs” which is currently...
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[:de] Click here for the easy-to-read version Making life at university more inclusive: This is the goal of “Inclusive Campus Life” (ICLife for short), a project Inclusion Europe participates in. On 9 and 10 November, ICLife will organise a conference in Geel (Belgium) on the subject of campus accessibility. A wide range of presentations and...
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[:en]   EPSA is the European Platform of Self-Advocates. EPSA organises a bi-annual conference for self-advocates called “Hear our Voices”. At this conference, people with an intellectual disability come together to talk about and share ideas and experiences about intellectual disability. The next “Hear our voices” conference will take place from 5 to 7 December 2017. Registrations are now closed. The conference includes:...
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[:en] Click here for the easy-to-read version “This experience has been so important to me. I felt that my opinion matters, that people are interested in what I have to say.” This is what participant Sara Pickard from Inclusion International said at the end of the leadership training organised by Inclusion Europe from 26 to...
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[:en]   Click here for the easy-to-read version “I’m very happy to have friends, family and a partner. But all people with intellectual disabilities should have the same.” Ellen Goodey, self-advocate from Inclusion Europe’s member mencap, got to the heart of this year’s Europe in Action conference in her speech. The three-day-event was all about...
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[:en] “People around me and why they are important to me”, “What women with intellectual disabilities need to be mothers”, “Rights, consent and capacity in relationships” – these are just some of the topics speakers will talk about at the Europe in Action conference on “Love, life and friendsip”, which will start this week! Together...
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[:en] 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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[:en] The registrations for the Europe in Action conference on “Love, life and friendship” are now open! Where and when? The conference will be jointly organised with Inclusion Czech Republic and will take place in Prague from 1 to 3 June 2017 (with associated meetings starting on 31 May). How can I register? To register,...
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