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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

Persons with disabilities

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| 20 January 2021
| by Magdalena Soliman

In the last decades, in response to the large numbers of children with conduct disorders and the shortage of professional personnel, there has been an increasing emphasis on training parents as therapists for their own children. Parents who have children with disabilities are often reported to have physical and psychological distress related to caring for their children. Children with behavioral disabilities may manifest a wide range of difficulties in social adjustment and/or social communication and social relationships.

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| 27 December 2020
| by Piret Maiberg-Nõu

Partner institutions from seven countries (Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Slovenia, Greece and Estonia) have decided to use this method to develop the English language skills of adult learners. The project “Four Elements – Legends and Stories” is financed by the program Erasmus+.

Vassilis Kourbetis

blog

| 12 November 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the professional and personal life of all of us, the world over. Our aim during this crisis, has been to increase our knowledge and skills in a unique environment with its own distinct threats and weaknesses but also strengths and opportunities. Deaf Adult Role Models of 'Sign Links' and their trainers contributed to the development of this accessible material in Greek Sign Language.

Susanne Dobner

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| 5 November 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

With the initiative Take a Seat we draw attention to the importance of public seating facilities. People are having to wait longer outside of shops due to the restrictions on the number of people allowed inside at any one time, which makes mobile seating facilities for people with mobility impairments ever more important.

Anna Soffía Óskarsdóttir

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| 25 September 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

How did Anna Soffía's organisation reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic? Since Fjölmennts provides a wide range of courses for teaching disabled people, most of their learners have severe to profound learning disabilities. So, distance education has therefore been a great challenge. Let's find out their experience!

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| 1 September 2020
| by Elif Keleşyılmaz

The main aim of our project, ‘Dyslexia, The hidden treasure’ is to ensure that our teachers have sufficient knowledge and experience about the individualized education and content of individualized education for the dyslexic students to achieve the objective of supporting inclusive teaching and lifelong learning for students with disabilities, which is based on one of the EU 2020 educational purposes that everybody has the right to education.

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| 28 August 2020
| by Daniela VASIC
Vocational school "Branko Radicevic" from Ruma, Serbia, has joined the Consortium for the realization of the project "Be Creative - Secure Your Future" funded by the European Union through the Erasmus+ programme in the field of Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. Partners on this project are the "Economic and Administrative School of Osijek" from Croatia and the Art School "Enrico and Umbero Nordio" from Trieste, Italy, while  the coordinator of the project is the Creative Center for Creative Development "Ideall" from Novi Sad, Serbia.

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| 24 August 2020
| by UK National Agency

This blog is an Erasmus+ Story about a young Spanish volunteer who – despite having to return home when the global COVID-19 pandemic began – is still leading creative workshops for adults with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland. The team at the Black Box innovative arts venue in Belfast has adapted quickly to provide online sessions and workshops for learners with learning disabilities.

news

| 6 January 2021
| by Stefan Rankovic
As part of the dissemination activities, on December 30, 2020, members of the project team of the Association of People with Autism of the Republic of Serbia and the Elementary School "Anton Skala", Prof. Dr. Nenad Glumbic and Sandra Skendzic presented the results of the project "It's OK" to first- and second-year students of the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation at the University of Belgrade.

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| 19 October 2020
| by Fulvio Grassadonio

On 24 September and 8 October 2020 CEIPES participated in a series of webinars organised by the European Network of Innovation for inclusion. Thanks to this occasion CEIPES had the opportunity to show two of its best practices in the field of ERASMUS+.

The European Network of Innovation for inclusion is an organisation that aims to achieve a new form of cooperation between different European institutions and associations that were not previously connected to each other.

The Webinar cycle has been articulated in 4 meetings. CEIPES participated in two of them.

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| 2 October 2020
| by Stefan Rankovic

The Faculty of Pedagogy of the University of Sarajevo and the Association of Defectologists, Educators-Rehabilitators in Sarajevo Canton (STOL) organized the third international conference "Multidisciplinary Approaches in Education and Rehabilitation", from September 18 to September 20, 2020 in Sarajevo. The project team of the elementary school "Anton Skala" presented the Erasmus+ KA201 project "It's okay" via video call.

news

| 8 July 2020
| by Lucia Iacovone
Availl is a new Irish app that will ease the strain of life in cities for disabled people. The app is designed to find available disabled parking, disabled toilets in businesses such as bars and restaurants and accessible taxi.
Tuesday 2 February 2021, Sweden

Den Digitala Digijag Galan

VÄLKOMMEN TILL DIGITAL GALA!
Arvsfondsprojektet Min digitala livsplattform Digi-JAG – En digital kognitivt tillgänglig lärmiljö, bjuder in till en digital gala. Projektet, som har drivits av Riksförbundet FUB
under tre år, har utvecklat en nätpedagogisk modell och en digital lärplattform som stödjer personer med måttlig utvecklingsstörning i det livslånga lärandet.

Wednesday 16 December 2020, Canada

Webinar (Managing falls in the midst of a pandemic, and beyond)

Description

Did you know that 94%* of falls go unwitnessed and that falls have increased 20%* during COVID-19 shelter-in-place restrictions? What can you do to help prevent falls and improve your fall management action plan? By attending this webinar, you will learn how video review can be used as an effective tool for fall reduction. During this educational session, presenters will demonstrate how insights from fall-detection technology, powered by artificial intelligence, can help elevate your fall-prevention action plan and reduce ER visits.

Thursday 10 December 2020, Finland

Tasa-arvo ja yhdenvertaisuus koronakriisissä

Helsingin kaupunki järjestää vuosittaisen ihmisoikeuksien päivän seminaarinsa 10.12.2020 kello 13.00-15.30 avoimena Teams-kokouksena. Seminaarin teemana on koronakriisin vaikutukset ihmisoikeuksiin, yhdenvertaisuuteen ja tasa-arvoon. Ilmoittautuminen 7.12. klo 16 mennessä!

Tuesday 27 October 2020, Sweden

Tillgänglighet enligt Funktionsrättskonventionen

Boka dagen om du vill fördjupa dig i vad tillgänglighet är enligt konventionen om rättigheter för personer med funktionsnedsättning.

FN har tagit fram en allmän kommentar 2 för att förklara vad artikel 9 om tillgänglighet innebär. FN förklarar också hur universell utformning ska förstås och tillämpas.

Webbinariet arrangeras av Funktionsrätt Sverige och projektet Rätt från början i samarbete med Independent Living Institute

Friday 9 April 2021 to Friday 7 May 2021, Ireland

AHEAD Conference: Reconnection 2021. Call for Papers open!

AHEAD's annual conference focussed on topics of inclusive practice and universal desing in Further Education, Training, and Higher Education will take place next year. AHEAD is now looking for contributions for this online event which will take place over 5 weeks between 9th April- 7th May 2021.

Title of AHEAD Conference 2021: Reconnection: Placing Inclusion at the heart of online learning and support.

Wednesday 23 September 2020, United Kingdom

The benefits of accessibility for libraries in the digital world

CILIP

Libraries and information services sit at the heart of our communities, but some users cannot fully access their library and information service's offerings. This free webinar will examine the rationale for library and information services to address accessibility. It will include an explanation of the tangible and intangible benefits, the risks of not addressing accessibility adequately, and an outline of the current landscape.

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| 7 October 2018
| by abdullah öztürk


 Material should be developed for Special Education students according to the type of disability. In this context, we prepared the KA101 project. what materials can be prepared according to the type of obstacle / disability. We need your help. Would you please write your comments. Thank you.

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| 20 January 2021
| by Magdalena Soliman

The handbook is one of the results of training activities of the Erasmus+ project "Extanding Social Educators Competences" (ESEC). The aim of the ESEC project was to realize an innovative parent training programme for parents of children with behavioral disabilities in order to extend and develop the current competence and skills of both social educators and support teachers.

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| 10 November 2020
| by Uros Velickovic

The paper focuses on educational art practices involving adults with disabilities. The introduction elaborates on two issues—the critical views of visual stereotypes and the negative representation of persons with disabilities in the media, and the arts as a means to give visibility to the hidden voices of people with disabilities.

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| 26 October 2020
| by Andrew Rawson

This National Association of Disability Practitioners (NADP) report from 2020 covers the experiences of members of professional staff in institutions who are working directly with disabled students. It has revealed some pockets of excellent practice with disability professionals reporting a good working atmosphere, supportive teams, excellent work-life balance and effective management at every level. However, the majority of respondents reported a difficult working environment both physically and emotionally.

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| 17 July 2020
| by Sophie Alder
Funded by Erasmus+ with scientific guidance from the University of Edinburgh, the SHIFT Dance toolkit is the culmination of an 18-month research and development project. The SHIFT Dance toolkit shares the practices developed during the project more widely whilst raising the profile and skills of dancers with additional learning support needs across Europe. It is available in English, Dutch and Spanish and it is free to access. This toolkit will be particularly useful for dance practitioners at community, educational and professional level.

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| 7 July 2020
| by Uros Velickovic

"It is OK" is the name of a project funded by the Erasmus+ programme that aims to contribute to building, strengthening and creating the skills of teachers who work with children from the autism spectrum. This project includes 4 partners from 3 different countries:

• Elementary school "Anton Skala" - Belgrade, Serbia - coordinator

• Association of Serbian Organisations for Helping People with Autism - Serbia

• Center for Autism - Croatia

• CSOP "Dr. Peter Beron" - Bulgaria

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| 7 July 2020
| by Stefan Rankovic

"It is OK" is the name of a project funded by the Erasmus+ programme that aims to contribute to building, strengthening and creating the skills of teachers who work with children from the autism spectrum. This project includes 4 partners from 3 different countries:

• Elementary school "Anton Skala" - Belgrade, Serbia - coordinator

resources

| 30 June 2020
| by Andrew Rawson

Working with universities, colleges and other stakeholders, the Office for Students has produced a series of briefing notes on the steps universities and colleges are taking to support their students during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are also lists of resources and case studies that have been developed at pace that others may find useful and applicable to their own contexts.