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07 Nov 2017
Blind persons, especially children, benefitted from the financial suport of the Czech Embassy in Kosovo, aiming to integrate blind children into the mainstream school system. With the support of technology for training and development, today there...
20 Oct 2017
On 12 and 13 October 2017, the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union hosted a Conference “Dignity + Independent Living = DI” which took place in Tallinn, Estonia. International Partners and National Coordinators of the Opening...
06 Oct 2017
On 3 October 2017, the European Economic and Social Committee Permanent Study Group on Disability Rights organised a public hearing on the follow-up to the UNCRPD Committee’s concluding observations to the EU two years after their publication. The...
02 Oct 2017
Terre des hommes has held a training  at the end of September, to expand knowledge and information to service providers who work with children with disabilities. Topics and discussions included case identification, identification of other service...
27 Sep 2017
Global Voices report that the '#WhereIsMySchool?' campaign was started by a group of parents in Sarajevo to advocate for preschool education of children with cognitive disabilities. Due to discrimination of the disabled, inadequate resources and...
07 Jul 2017
On 13 and 14 June 2017, a forum was held in Ruse, Bulgaria, for the sharing of good practices in the care of children with disabilities and their families within the Family Placement services for children and young people with disabilities and the...
01 Jun 2017
The news portal Index reports that Parliament in Hungary has approved a modification of the law on public education that would not allow schools to ease requirements for children who have learning difficulties. In the past children with learning...
23 May 2017
The Irish Times reports that Dr. Niall Muldoon, the Ombudsman for Children in Ireland had most recently announced that homeless youth living with disabilities are not being listed as a priority on the State housing lists, moreover claiming that the...
10 May 2017
The Romanian Government adopted a measure on the 27th of April 2017 as a step forward in the protection of children with behavioral disorders by approving the creation of at least 8 residential-type specialized services and opening of at least 8 day...
20 Apr 2017
In order to mark the month for people with autism in Kosovo and also increase awareness among the general population of people with autism, Office for Good Governance / Office of the Prime Minister in cooperation with the Association of autism and...

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