People with intellectual disabilities and their family members all around Europe face segregation, discrimination, and their rights are being denied on daily basis. We want to change this, and we will.
We know how to achieve it. There are good laws and tools in many countries. All of you as our members, and plenty other organisations, are doing a lot of very good work. What is needed is to help this good work to be available to everyone. To use the good stuff people and organisations do, and help others see it, understand it, and implement it. To help good things spread to more places, benefiting more people.
That is where Tuesday at Two Tutorials come in. This is a start to a new program Inclusion Europe puts in place for you, our members, to share your good work, and to learn from others.
These 1 hour long online sessions start every Tuesday at 2PM (Brussels time). Each session opens with a specific case of a piece of work that deals with one the many aspects of inclusion. And that may be worth learning about, and discussing, seeing how it can be developed further and elsewhere. This is followed by conversation with participants about various aspects of the case, and about their own experience working on a given issues. Each session is beneficial both for participants, and for the session leader. Everyone can learn, and contribute.
We are looking forward to seeing our members on Tuesday at Two.
You can watch the recordings and read the summaries of the tutorials here.
This latest tutorial will be on the topic of ‘how to put the UN CRPD into practice locally’ by Inclusie Nederland.
Inclusie Nederland will talk about two of their projects:
– The ‘UN Ambassador’-project focuses on applying the UN CRPD locally by spreading information about the convention with the help of ambassadors.
– The ‘Inclusie Borrel’-project was created at the start of the Covid-pandemic as a way to connect while everyone had to stay inside.
With these two projects, Inclusie Nederland works towards putting the UN CRPD into practice to create a more inclusive society.
Once a month, Inclusie Nederland organises an online discussion forum on an important topic regarding inclusion.
Join us to discuss in what other ways we can spread awareness on the UN CRPD locally.
- What is successful fundraising based on?
- Do members have examples of fundraising campaigns?
The second tutorial will be on the topic of Easy To Read (ETR).
Soufiane El Amrani, easy-to-read expert at Inclusion Europe, will lead the discussion on new trends in ETR.
Join us and discuss what your organisation has been doing with ETR.
What are some new developments in ETR?
Let’s learn together how we can improve ETR texts and make texts more accessible.
Helen is the policy and advocacy officer of Inclusion Europe. She will present the mechanism to launch a collective complaint at the Council of Europe.
The Council of Europe has 46 members. It is wider than the EU so it can be interesting for a larger public.
Cinzia Agoni is the director of Gamp. Gamp is an organisation representing people with complex support needs. Cinzia will give a detailed example of a collective complaint that the Gamp launched.
“Help the Life” Association, is an Albania national organization that focuses on service provision of children with disability from early childhood to adulthood and advocacy for their rights.
HLA will identify and explain some of the main challenges that face families of children with disabilities.
The first part of the presentation will explain some pillars and main approaches of HLA’s work with children and parents.
The second part of the presentation will explain the concrete support that HLA offers to the families through different types of services.
The speakers will be:
- Lediana Xhakollari, full time Lecturer at the University of Shkoder “Luigj Gurakuqi”.
- Enron Seiti, Project Manager at “Help the Life” Association and Assistant Lecture at the Faculty of Social Sciences, in the Department of Social Work and Social Policies at the University of Shkoder “Luigj Gurakuqi”.
The fifth tutorial will be on the topic of supporting active participation of people with intellectual disabilities hosted by Inclusion Ireland.
Guillaume Jacquinot and Paul Alford will talk about how Inclusion Ireland supports active participation in their organisation.
Direct link to join: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZGYyNmZhNjktZGQ0NC00NzkxLWJlZDItMjkwMWJhMTAzMGQ0%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22b77a0981-57ed-467d-80a0-e0656a6cfb5c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22b21a8dd8-c958-4f19-8453-386f63190dca%22%7d
Changing the model: what can an entity of support of the legal capacity do to promote the independence and autonomy of people with intellectual disabilities?
Josep Tresseras Basela will share their work on the topic of legal capacity.
Direct link to join: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZmMyMjJhZTAtNDE5NC00NDQzLTkzODEtNjJhZjU2MTA2ZGZh%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22b77a0981-57ed-467d-80a0-e0656a6cfb5c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22b21a8dd8-c958-4f19-8453-386f63190dca%22%7d
Katie McVey, Director of Strategy and Development will present their sector-leading PA model of human rights-driven self-directed support, which effectively and demonstrably supports people to live independently in the home and community where they want live.
This session will explore the detail of the model, its impact on Scotland’s journey to deinstitutionalisation, and the transferability and scalability of this model across Europe and beyond.
Direct link to join: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODIyZTRjNTAtMDNkZi00MDc0LTk2OGYtNTBjMDdlODlkZjll%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22b77a0981-57ed-467d-80a0-e0656a6cfb5c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22b21a8dd8-c958-4f19-8453-386f63190dca%22%7d
What is Inclusion Europe’s social media strategy and how are its campaigns done?
Josipa Friščić will explain to you the different aspects of Inclusion Europe’s social media strategy and its campaigns.
She will also give you tricks and tips on how to create and promote successful campaigns.
Direct link to join: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YzUwNmQ1N2QtNjc0Mi00NjIxLTlmNjgtNzA2YTMyYTQ0NmYz%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22b77a0981-57ed-467d-80a0-e0656a6cfb5c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22b21a8dd8-c958-4f19-8453-386f63190dca%22%7d
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This has always been incredibly important. It is even more so with the Covid pandemic drastic impact on their rights and lives.
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