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The 12 Pillars of Independent Living


The 12 Pillars of Independent Living

To further clarify what Independent Living means in practice, the disabled people’s movement has identified a range of issues that need to be worked on and improved to make Independent Living a reality.

These “12 Pillars of Independent Living” are:

·             appropriate and accessible information

·             an adequate income

·             appropriate and accessible health and social care provision

·             a fully accessible transport system

·             full access to the environment

·             adequate provision of technical aids and equipment

·             availability of accessible and adapted housing

·             adequate provision of personal assistance

·             availability of inclusive education and training

·             equal opportunities for employment

·             availability of independent advocacy and self-advocacy

·             availability of peer counseling

Under each of the 12 Pillars (plus digital inclusion) there are a wide range of practical solutions to facilitate Independent Living, disability equality and social inclusion. However, we need to organise and work for political change if these goals are to be achieved.  


24.12.2014

All news:

Parliamentary Working Group on Disability established
Training for PAs in Velika Plana
Project promotion
Round table in Smederevo
Round tables
Tomorrow Is Too Long to Wait for Inclusion
International Day of PWDs
29 Ways to Describe a Disability to Someone Who Doesn’t Understand It
CIL Serbia realised another PA training
Sectoral Round tables
Why Using a Wheelchair Is the Opposite of Giving Up
The 3 Words I Want Every Single Hospital Employee to Hear
8 ‘Helpful’ Things That Don’t Really Help People With Disabilities
When a Little Girl Felt Sorry for My Son
PA training in Vrsac
7 Microaggressions Disabled Folks Face at the Doctor’s Office—and 6 Ways to Fix Them
The 12 Pillars of Independent Living
The social model of disability
Hidden Limits
Dear Society, Why Don’t You See Different as Beautiful?
Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities
International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December 2014
Licencing
EU Delegation in Serbia supported the increasing of political participation of persons with disabilities and the impact on policy development in Serbia
National Conference
Accredited Program of Education for Personal Assistants working in five cities in Serbia
CIL Serbia held its Presidency and the Assembly meetings
Jointly forces for economic and political empowerment of persons with disability
With joint forces of political and economic empowerment of persons with disabilities
"Public sector for all citizens"



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