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Support Services of Tomorrow – where are we going?

After the European Day of Persons with Disabilities last week, it is evident that there is still a lot of work to do to develop an inclusive society that empowers persons with disabilities and all its citizens. But what role should service providers play? Our Senior Policy Officer Timothy Ghilain gives EASPD's position. Read more.

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Following the recent boom of the collaborative economy, Antonio. B. García Sabater, from Fundació Espurna and Vice-chair of EASPD Interest Group on Workforce Development and Human Resources, reflects on its potential impact on the support services sector. Read more


Save the date! Ageing and Disability conference

EASPD will be holding a conference with interactive sessions on Ageing and Disability in Brussels on the 21st and 22nd March 2019. Read more

Call for tender! Researcher/Research team to carry out a study on self-directed support funding systems

EASPD is looking for a Researcher/Research team to carry out a study on self-directed support funding systems. Read more

Unlocking the potential of employment models to include people with disabilities in the labour market!

On the 6th December EASPD co-hosted an event with the European Platform for Rehabilitation, where they together presented the result of their research on the social economy and employment of persons with disabilities. Read more

Save the date! EASPD Conference EASPD: Investing in Social Services, Investing in People

EASPD’s next Annual conference, ‘Investing in Social Services, Investing in People’ will be held in Bucharest on 16th-17th May 2019. Read more

EASPD renew its commitment to Co-production Taskforce to together develop the support services of tomorrow

On 4th December EASPD, ENIL, Inclusion Europe, the EDF, COFACE and Mental Health Europe declared their joint commitment to co-production. Read more


EASPD at the European Day of Disabilities 2018

The 3rd December 2018 was the European Day of Persons with Disabilities. The European Commission held a 2-day conference with a full and interesting programme and EASPD was there to speak and listen. Read more.

European Disability Card: The next steps to making it a reality

On the 28th November the European Parliament’s Disability Intergroup and the European Disability Forum hosted an event to discuss the future reality of a European-wide Disability Card. Read more



Is your message being heard? EASPD Communications Network supports members with social media webinar

EASPD’s Communications Network’s first webinar provided a number of tools and tips that could help them to amplify their content on social media. Read more


HOPE for the future

Partners of the HOPE project came together in Brussels on the 27th and 28th of November to further develop the project’s work to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and young women with disabilities. Read more

25-26 March 2019, Brussels (Belgium) – Annual Research Forum of the "European Research Platform for Inclusive Community Planning and Service Development for Persons with Disabilities (EURECO)"

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