Download all presentations from the Europe in Action 2016 conference: Family Action in Inclusive Education. Kick-off for Independence.
Author: Milan Sverepa
The Role of Families in Education: Kick-off for independence 26 to 28 May 2016, Lisbon, Portugal Inclusion Europe and Fenacerci welcomed more than 150 participants to the Europe in Action Conference 2016. This annual event has become an unmissable opportunity for many persons with intellectual disabilities, families, carers and representative organisations to share knowledge, experiences and ideas. The event gathered participants from 23 European countries, but also Australia, Canada and…
The full programme of Europe in Action 2016 in Lisbon:
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