26 January 2015 // The European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) would like to promote better employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and your help is needed. EASPD invites you to share your best practice, model, method or tool by participating in the EASPD ‘Employment for All’ award.
Your best practice will:
- Be published on a best practices compilation on www.easpd.eu (if selected)
- Be published in a compilation disseminated throughout Europe (if selected)
- Be considered for selection as one of the three nominees for the award.
14 January 2015 // The Flemish Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus offers their support to Child-Help and invites you to join a special event in HETPALEIS in Antwerp, Belgium, on Sunday March 29, 2015 at 15.00h. A special benefit performance for the entire family (6+) will take place of the production "Ans and Wilma stranded". Tickets are 17 Euro, which includes a 5 Euro donation for Child-Help. These donations will be used for Child-Help projects in developing countries for children born with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. In the foyer of HETPALEIS, you will be able to learn more about the work of Child-Help in Nigeria.
It is hard to believe that we are approaching Christmas again and that I have been President of IF for 18 months – the time has just flown by!
2014 has been a very busy year and has seen a lot of exciting developments within the IF community on a worldwide scale. In January, I was in Madrid for our Board meeting and it was very interesting to see the facilities which the Madrid Association have and their way of working. At this meeting we discussed ways in which we could extend the PUSH community and the possibility of having a Global Experts Panel to provide expertise within various domains (Quality of Life - ‘Human Rights’, ‘Social Inclusion’, ‘Services and Care’ and Prevention - ‘Causes’, ‘Genetics’, ‘Public Health’).