Assessment and Validation Tool for ACCESS4All

  INTRODUCTION The IO2 is addressed to those who have been trained on inclusive societies and disability and how to define a real change in the policy contexts at local level (at least). Basically, IO2 is a validation procedure / tool of skills and knowledge for the individuals/trainees engaged in the ACCESS4All capacity building actions. […]

Module 7 – Short-term and Long-term Results of Inclusive Societies

  INTRODUCTORY VIDEO   The World Health Organization estimated in 2011 that 15% of the world’s population had some form of disability.   IN UNIT 1. The main goal will be to describe the general social, educational, professional and financial benefits that the adoption of a national disability action strategy and plan may achieve.   […]

Module 4 – Evaluating & Monitoring Local Policy Schemes on Disability Issues

  By the end of the Module, learners should be able to: introduce and establish the importance of Evaluation and Monitoring become better familiar with the European Disability Strategy 2010-2020 and EU’s Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2021-2030 become better familiar with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities […]

Module 3 – Principles of Accessible Municipalities; Sustainability and Disability

  By the end of the module learners should be able to: understand the key standards of making Municipalities and Cities accessible places for all recognize the needs and challenges faced by people with disabilities in every-day life aspects access the physical, digital and social standards of accessible Municipalities apply inclusive participatory processes in decision […]

Module 1 – Disability, Definitions and International Policies about Accessibility

  Disability is complex, dynamic, multidimensional, and contested. Over recent decades, the disabled people’s movement together with numerous researchers from the social and health sciences have identified the role of social and physical barriers in disability. Unit 1 will allow you to familiarise with the concept of disability, understanding its evolution over time from the […]

Introductory Module

  Conceptual Framework of “Disability” and “Accessibility” “Disability is ‘an evolving concept’. It results from the interaction between persons with impairments and attitudinal and environmental barriers that hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others. Defining disability as an interaction means that ‘disability’ is not an attribute of the […]

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