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Better Education for all when we are included too

In 2010, Inclusion International will celebrate its 50th anniversary. In 1960, national organizations came together to form an international alliance because they knew that they could not accomplish their goals on their own. Now with members in more than 115 countries, we are trying to live up to the expectations of our founders... Read More>>




UN BROCHURE

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>>


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>>



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"Todos los niños/as y jóvenes del mundo, con sus fortalezas y debilidades individuales, con sus esperanzas y expectativas, tienen el derecho a la educación. No son los sistemas educativos los que tienen derecho a cierto tipo de niños/as. Es por ello, que es el sistema educativo de un país el que debe ajustarse para satisfacer las necesidades de todos los niños/as y jóvenes". (B. Lindqvist, UN-Rapporteur, 1994)... Read More>>



Convention Action Team

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>>