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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 Global Report – Better Education for All:WhenWe’re Included Too – was developed by Inclusion International and its members around the world to tell the story of our continued exclusion from education. The report documents information from parents, selfadvocates, and family based organizations in 75 countries about our experiences with inclusive education over the past 15 years since the adoption of the Salamanca Statement and Framework for Action on Special Needs Education by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1994... Read More>>


Hear Our Voices People with an Intellectual disability and their families speak out on Poverty and Exclusion

This report is the story of poverty and exclusion told by individuals and families in more than 80 countries. It is a story of poverty and exclusion. But it is also a story of hope.
Because in the stories told by our members there were also clues about how to overcome poverty and exclusion. We cannot wallow in our dissatisfaction with what exists today. We need to use our energy to translate what we have learned to create more inclusive communities... 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>>




Status Report in the Americas

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals depends on our collective ability as governments, civil society, international agencies and individual citizens to understand the root causes of exclusion faced by the world’s poorest. People who have a disability are among the poorest of the world’s poor and their exclusion from education, the workplace and all aspects of community life and society is systemic. The purpose of this study is threefold: to draw attention to the extreme and systemic poverty faced by people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean... Read More>>


Supporting Children with Disability
A Parent & Family Information Kit- Inclusion International Asia Pacific Region


This "Parent Information Kit" has been put together to provide basic general information to parents and family members about a range of types of disability. There is general information about each type/category of disability. There are also some "Helpful Hints" which aims to give a few ideas on ways that parents might support their children... Read More>>




Inclusive Education: Approaches, Scope and Content by Diane Richler
Renewing our Vision: The Road Ahead


Presentation during the Global conference on Inclusive Education Return to Salamanca: Confronting the Gap: Rhetoric, Rights & Reality.
Salamanca, Spain, 21-23 October, 2009. Click here to see the full presentation... Read More>>