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Moving towards inclusion: Child and family policies in the EU28

22-08-2018

The European Platform for Investing in Children have released their annual thematic report which provides an overview of the changes in child and family policies in the EU28 in 2017.

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Study Release: Barriers to the wider deployment of person centred technology in services for persons with disabilities

22-08-2018

EASPD and its partners at Assistive Technologies have release their study, on the barriers the wider deployment of person centred technology in services for persons with disabilities. Read it here now.

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The European Pillar of Social Rights in 60 seconds - New EASPD Videoflash

22-08-2018

Since its proclamation by the EU in November 2017 the European Pillar of Social Rights has been hailed as a ‘compass for social progress.’ But what is it? And how can it help support service providers? EASPD's Senior Policy Officer explains it in 60 seconds!

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Using the Pillar of Social Rights to foster inclusive labour markets – what are you doing about it?

22-08-2018

The right to work is a fundamental one. For many people with disabilities this is a right they are unable to enjoy however, despite it being enshrined in Article 27 of the UN CRPD.

To change this, and to facilitate the creation of more inclusive labour markets, policy makers must create the appropriative legislative frameworks.

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Members' Voice: RSBC welcomes UK Government's commitment to deinstitutionalisation

22-08-2018

We welcome the commitments outlined by our government at the first ever Global Disability Summit held in London last month. Our own government’s pledge to continue the long process of deinstitutionalisation, towards a progressive community based approach, chimes with RSBC’s core belief that the role of family and community is fundamental in determining the future potential of disabled children. That support should be focused at this level is evidenced in the stories of the blind and partially sighted children we support every day.

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ENAT is looking for good practices on employment of persons with disabilities in the tourism sector

20-08-2018

The European Network for Accessible Toursim (ENAT) is collecting examples of good practice and innovations related to employment of persons with disabilities in the tourism sector.

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Fighting child poverty and social exclusion in the next EU Budget: Latest recommendations for the EU from The EU Alliance for Investing in Children

14-08-2018

The EU Alliance for Investing in Children release their latest statement on what can be done to fight child poverty and social exclusion with the support of the next EU budget.  

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‘Cause this is thriller’!: Jugend am Werk release dance video

13-08-2018

Jugend am Werk’s dance crew release their latest dance video, a tribute to Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

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Making technology work for everybody – Lebenshilfe Austria’s “Better lives through person centred technology”-project

10-08-2018

Read Lebenshilfe Austria’s latest project update on ‘thinking big’ in the implementation of person centred technology in service provision

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