It was with sadness and shock, but not surprise, that we learned about the abuses (including physical violence and mental torture) that persons with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and persons with autism were subjected to at the Whorton Hall specialist hospital in the United Kingdom.
Our Voting Champion in April is Carmen Piquer of "Som Fundació".
Carmen regained her right to vote in 2015, following lengthy legal procedures. Now she tells others about the electoral process and encourages them to go to vote.
Our Belarussian member BelAPDIiMI (“Belarusian association of assistance to children and young people with disabilities”) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year – congratulations! On the occasion, we asked its director, Elena Titova, a few questions.
On May 15th we celebrate the International Day of Families.
That's why we talk about people with intellectual disabilities who have kids and raise them with love and care. Find out more in these two interviews!