On 19 January, 8 men with intellectual disabilities were killed by a fire in a “care home” in Vejprty, Czechia. Another 30 people were injured. Messages of solidarity and concern about the situation of institutions in Europe came from all over the world.
László Bercse is chair of the EPSA steering group. He took part in the "Belonging" conference organised by Inclusion International and AKIM Israel. Read more about László's experiences at the conference.
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....
Inclusion International in partnership with The Arc of the United States is hosting “Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s Opportunities: Coming Together to Improve the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities and their Families Across the Globe” on 27 – 29 October, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Nowadays, only 1 in 10 persons in need for assistance have access to assistive products (AP). This leaves almost a billion people worldwide in need of assistive products.
Inclusion International and World Health Organisation (WHO) have created a survey that aims to identify 50 Most Priority Assistive Products for people in need of assistance.
Inclusion International, together with the Global Observatory for Education, Global Education First Initiative and the Youth Advocacy Group, have launched an exciting global awareness campaign entitled #DrawDisability.
Inclusion International (II) has published a report on Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD), concerning the right to decide of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.