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European Commission study on Accessible tourism

28-11-2013

The European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT – Brussels), EWORX S.A. (Greece), and Valdani Vicari Associati (VVA – Milan) have been selected by the European Commission to carry out a study investigating accessible tourism services across Europe.  

 

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High Level Group Inclusion Conference on “Improved mobility of people with disabilities through harmonized procedures”

28-11-2013

High Level Group Inclusion organized a conference to discuss the topic “Improved Mobility of People with Disabilities through Harmonized Procedures.” The conference explained the EureWelcome approach and its likely impact on the development of European labeling systems, in relation to a European Mobility Card.

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Changes in EASPD staff

28-11-2013

This month the EASPD team has experienced some important changes

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European Workshop on the Holocaust and the annihilation of people with disabilities

28-11-2013

From October 26 until October 31, the Council of Europe in collaboration with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State museum and the Pedagogical University of Krakow organized a European Workshop on teaching about the Holocaust and the annihilation of people with disabilities at the Nazi time.

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EASPD and NASO in Partnership for Dignified and Independent Life

28-11-2013

Partnership for a Dignified and Independent Life is a joint project of EASPD and National Alliance for Social Responsibility (NASO, Bulgaria), currently in progress. It is funded by the Operational Programme "Human Resources Development”, co-financed by the European Social Fund and European Union. The general objective of the project includes international partnership between the European and Bulgarian network of social service providers to improve the quality of social services and contribute to a dignified and independent life for the people with disabilities in Bulgaria

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New Services for Employment with EASPD and Vision Agency

28-11-2013

EASPD and the Agency for Social Development Vision (Bulgaria) have started their joint work on the New Services for Employment Project. The general objective of the project is to develop an international partnership with leading European social services providers to research, summarize and adapt the European experience in providing these services in Bulgaria to ensure effectiveness of services and implement a new methodology in Bulgaria - "supported employment".

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11-14 December 2013 in Chicago: TASH CONFERENCE

26-11-2013

For more than 37 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders in the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.

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9-11 July 2014: the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP)

26-11-2013

The 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP) will be held at Université Paris 8 - Saint Denis from 9 – 11 July 2014 (pre-conference 7 – 8 July 2014). ICCHP focuses on Assistive Technology (AT) and accessible ICT for people with disabilities and older adults enabling a more independent life, participation and inclusion and improved services and support.

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Patientview introduces ‘myhealthapps.net'

25-11-2013

Patientview has introduced ‘myhealthapps.net’, a new international website helping patients and public find the best health apps to suit their individual needs. It brings together healthcare apps that have been tried and tested by users. Its main objective is to give public, patients and carers a quick and easy way to find trusted apps to make a difference to your own health or help you support someone you care for.  

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UNAPEI: The French government waives its appeal before the Council of State on Amélie’s case

25-11-2013

Established in 1960, the National Union of Associations of parents of persons with intellectual disabilities and their friends (UNAPEI) is a French association working for the representation and advocacy of people with intellectual disabilities and is a member of EASPD.

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