Persons with disabilities are NOT excluded from ....

"the general education system on the basis of disability, and that children with disabilities are not excluded from free and compulsory primary education, or from secondary education, on the basis of disability"
Article 24 CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Oesterreich: Steuerliche Geltendmachung von Betreuungskosten für behinderte Kinder ausgedehnt

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Erik Olsen wants to get people with psychosocial disability on board the disability movement.

http://www.edf-feph.org/Page_Generale.asp?DocID=13855&thebloc=22802

17 October 2009 /// "I expect the Swedish presidency of the European Union to ratify the UN Convention in the next months" said today Ingrid Burman, spokesperson of the Swedish Disability Federation when adressing the disability movement leaders from Europe.

The new Board of Directors is meeting for the first time since last elections in May 2009. The meeting agenda stressed out the priorities of the disability movement:

  • Consumer rights and standardization
  • Adoption of the European disability pack
  • Ratification of the United Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

The Board of Directors just elected Erik Olsen, President of the European Network of (ex)-Users and Survivors of Psychiatry (ENUSP) for the vacant position of Executive Committee. Erik Olsen wants to get people with psychosocial disability on board the disability movement.

Contact in Stockholm: Aurélien Daydé | European Disability Forum |  +32 498 56 61 54 | aurelien.dayde@edf-feph.org
 
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