Steve Eidelman, member of the CAT on Living in the community, shares his work around the world on Article 19 of the CRPD in his blog.
Steve Eidelman, while on sabbatical from the University of Delaware, is working in partnership with II to support pilot initiatives in Israel, Colombia, Kenya and other countries. This work will contribute to Inclusion International’s Global Campaign on Article 19. Follow Steve’s work and to read about his reflections over the year visit his blog
Living and Being Included in the Community Regional Perspectives on Choice, Support and Inclusion
As a part of the Global Campaign on Article 19 we conducted regional forums with our member organisations in each of the five regions. These forums were an opportunity for family organizations and self advocates to share their perspectives on the right to live independently and be included in the community; and explore the particular challenges and context for achieving this right in their region.
International Newsletter: Choice, Support and Inclusion
This first edition focuses on living and being included in the community.
Inclusion International has developed a process through which it can support its national member organizations to participate in the implementation of the Convention to address the sources of discrimination. Support to the member organizations will be provided by Inclusion International’s newly established Convention Action Teams (CATs)… Read More
Priorities for People with Intellectual Disabilities in Implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. This booklet is intended to raise awareness about key issues affecting the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and their families. It outlines how the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can be used to address those issues. The Convention is important because … Read More (PDF file)
The implication of the CRPD
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities can help to close the gap between the theory of inclusive education and reality. Using the CRPD as a framework for reform, the report provides a roadmap for governments and international agencies to move forward in building a new global agenda for education that includes people with disabilities… Read More (PDF file)