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18 Sep 2019
Gábor Varga, who is raising a severely disabled boy alone, has decided to set up a daycare centre to give parents a little breath, develop their children and provide them with meaningful care. The “Fellegajtó Nyitogatók Foundation” was established...
17 Sep 2019
'School for All', a Croatian civil society initiative, organized a protest rally in Zagreb on September 15th, demanding Croatian authorities employ more school assistants to ensure the inclusion of children with disabilities in the educational ...
29 Jun 2019
The Völgyzugoly Foundation for differently-abled children has been operating since 2016 in Budapest’s 17th district. This year it received a Goodwill Award as a volunteer community doing social work. The foundation was created by parents who have...
03 May 2019
Milan Šveřepa, the co-chair of the European Expert Group on the Transition from Institutional to Community-based Care, wrote an interesting blog on the deinstitutionalisation process and people with intellectual disabilities. These issues were...
18 Mar 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that the Health and Sport Directorates of the Municipality of Varna will launch eight new health programs this year. Among them is the Hippotherapy and Rehabilitation of Children with Disabilities...
07 Mar 2019
According to UNICEF, almost 4 million children are living with disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia and do not have access to qualified and inclusive education. Ms. Afshan Khan, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and...
11 Feb 2019
NGO Fit Woman Montenegro and PI Day Center for Children with Disabilities Herceg Novi organized a seminar in Herceg Novi to present the importance of animal-assisted therapy. Some of the benefits of animals-assisted therapy for children with...
06 Feb 2019
Devex has outlined five overarching ideas to consider when planning for disability-inclusive education, aiming to address the challenges many educations systems face in relation to making schools accessible, ensuring learning materials are tailored...
25 Jan 2019
László Székely, the ombudsman for fundamental rights in Hungary recommended closing the special needs homes and schools in a north-eastern Hungarian village Tornanádaska, unless those can be immediately repaired. This comes after the inspection that...
15 Jan 2019
Council of Europe`s Commissioner for Human Rights wrote a letter to the Prime Minister and Minister of Education of Czech Republic reacting to the proposed changes of the laws on education of pupils with special education needs. The Commissioner...

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