National Action Plan on Disability

Two years ago, the NAP (National Action Plan) on disability was presented by the council of ministers as a long-termed framework program till 2020 for the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In 250 measures services for crime victims, (children) rehabilitation, employment, youth coaching

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Disability Policy from perspective of Human Rights

The European Commission points out that disability policy must take place more from the perspective of human rights. People with disabilities are too much patronized and therefore a greater voice and a better complaint management are required. Additionally, minors should be allowed to enjoy the same legal protection as adults.

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Accessibility is a right for all

In October 2013 a group of young people, Elena, Efi, Vasilis and Nikos wanting to establish in the minds of people that accessibility is a right for all and not just the few, created Prosvasis.co upgrading the lives of thousands of their fellow citizens with disabilities. Under the motto “Your

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2014 DMEC Annual Conference

Dates: August 11 – 14, 2014 Location: Venetian Resort, Las Vegas The DMEC Annual Conference provides you with employer best practices, real-world strategies, and valuable ideas that you can immediately apply to your own Absence, Disability Management, and Return to Work Programs. Plus, you’ll find better ways to control escalating

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Disability Studies Conference 2014

The Lancaster disability studies conferences have brought together researchers, practitioners, policy makers and activists from around the Disability & Society Cover world, to share and debate research, ideas and developments in disability studies. The 2014 conference will take place from Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th September 2014. The online booking

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2014 AHEAD Conference

In July 14-19, the fantastic capital city of California, Sacramento, will be the city-wide host for the 2014 AHEAD Conference and the pepnet2 Training Institute. Download here the Conference Info Packet (PDF). More info: http://www.ahead.org/meet/conferences/2014

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Disability Studies in Education Conference 2014

The Disability Studies in Education (DSE) annual conference will be hosted in July 2014, by The Victoria Institute, Victoria University, Melbourne. Sponsored by the American Educational Research Association (AERA), this will be the first time in its 14-year history that the conference will be held in Australia. The conference is

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LDA 52nd Annual International Conference

LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations. LDA believes everyone can succeed at school, at work, in relationships, and in the community—given the right opportunities and supports as needed. Please bring

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AAIDD Annual Meeting

The AAIDD Annual Meeting, provides researchers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, policymakers, local, state and federal agencies, and advocates with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives. More info: http://aaidd.org/education/annual-conference#.U7EKkLFGs1J

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My Strengths My Possibilities on Turkish TV and press

On day 23, the Turkish press and TV published reviews on the progress of the project My Strengths My Possibilities and the future applications of the test. To view more, follow the link: http://www.memleket.com.tr/e_gazette.php

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