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"World MS Day calls attention to the need for inclusion"

( Source: REHACARE.de )

Photo: Dorothea Pitschnau-Michel [26/05/2015] Since 2009, the World MS Day calls attention to multiple sclerosis and the people who live with this disease of the central nervous system around the world. REHACARE.de spoke with Dorothea Pitschnau-Michel, Secretary of the German Multiple Sclerosis Society (DMSG), about this special day, which always takes place on the last Wednesday of May."World MS Day calls attention to the need for inclusion" - Read more

Students preparing business concept for first integration hotel in Leipzig

Photo: Students from Leipzig, Germany [15/05/2015] In cooperation with Berufsbildungswerk Leipzig (BBW) five students from HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management are currently preparing a business concept for Philippus Leipzig in Germany. By the end of 2016, the city's first integration hotel as well as a church hall serving as a restaurant and event location within the framework of an integration business will open their gates here.Students preparing business concept for first integration hotel in Leipzig - Read more

"Persons with severe disabilities, who start their own business, need high-quality flexible models"

One-size-fits-all solutions generally don’t work on a typical workday for persons with several disabilities. The often very diverse limitations also require a highly flexible work environment. Since most employers are not able to or don’t want to offer this type of setting, most persons with severe disabilities are often forced to become self-employed."Persons with severe disabilities, who start their own business, need high-quality flexible models" - Read more

Inclusive employment still needs help

The primary labor market is not as easily accessible for persons with disabilities as it should be. And yet these potential employees are often well educated. Often however, lack of knowledge, experience and resulting insecurities are still barriers for companies. Still another barrier is the lack of compatibility between rehabilitation structures and company requirements. Education is essential.Inclusive employment still needs help - Read more

Networking for more inclusion on the primary labor market

Recently, the special interest group Selbstbestimmt Leben in Deutschland was looking for ambassadors for inclusion – and Christian Habl is one of them. He wants to show that inclusion is possible and how it can be implemented. With his nationwide network to promote integrated employment of persons with disabilities, he also actively contributes by implementing the UN Convention.Networking for more inclusion on the primary labor market - Read more

Inclusive education benefits students with or without disabilities

Photo: Student writing something down [29/04/2015] The need for inclusive education for all children with disabilities is one of the points highlighted in the Alternative Report on the Implementation of the UN CRPD, a document developed by the European disability movement to aid the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in their review of EU's progress since it ratified the human rights treaty. Inclusive education benefits students with or without disabilities - Read more

UK: Disabled people appeal to the UN over Independent Living Fund closure

Photo: Logo of DPAC [13/04/2015] A complaint to the United Nations was launched on 25 March on behalf of disabled people in the UK whose rights have been breached by the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF). The ILF is high on the priority list for disabled people deciding how to vote at the forthcoming election. UK: Disabled people appeal to the UN over Independent Living Fund closure - Read more

Software development without barriers

Photo: Young man with visual impairment at the computer [08/04/2015] The demand for information technology experts is high – qualified applicants are wanted everywhere. The IT sector also offers good employment opportunities for instance in software development teams for persons with visual impairment. The Study Centre for the Visually Impaired (SZS) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will now improve the access to software development.Software development without barriers - Read more

 
 

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