Category: Featured

Racism, Disability, Equality – An Agenda Overdue

Written by Parmi Dheensa FRSA Include Me TOO Executive Director The Equality Act 2010 allows for positive action if a group is consistently disadvantaged in receiving services and support. Over the last decade there have been substantial resources made available to improve services to disabled children, young people and their families. However, to often the… Read more »

Young People with Disabilities IDEAS Capacity Building Programme

The Inclusion, Disability, Equality, Action and Support Capacity Building Programme will support young people with disabilities to increase and build their skills and confidence as Disability Rights Representatives, Changemakers and Advocates. Sharing ideas and creating solutions for A Better Future!   Masterclass 1  Inclusive Accessible Education and Learning Wednesday 27th January 2021 Masterclass 2  The role… Read more »

COVID-19 Hospital Communication Passport Asia, Africa and Pacific Launch.

COVID-19 Hospital Communication Passport Asia, Africa and Pacific Launch. The COVID-19 Hospital Communication Passport has been developed to support efforts for a disability inclusive COVID-19 response to the health and medical needs of children, young people and adults with disabilities. This resource is a valuable tool in gathering vital information, ensuring an understanding of how… Read more »

COVID-19 Youth with Disabilities – Twitter Chat

#DisabilityYouthC19  #CCYDNetwork   #CommonwealthYouth @CCYDNetwork   @IncludeMeTOO  @ComSecYouth    On Tuesday 12th May 2020 from 11.00am to 12.30pm (BST) the Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network (CCYDN) will be hosting a Twitter Chat on COVID-19 and Youth with Disabilities. The discussion aims to gather COVID 19 stories from youth with disabilities from around the globe and DPO’s… Read more »

COVID-19 Information and Resources

Hospital Communication Passport and Supporting Resources We have been working with families, disabled children, young people and adults, professionals and organisations over the last week to get information out to prepare families for admission to hospital of their loved ones. It is really important to be organised and we hope that the information below will… Read more »

The First Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network

Strengthening the voices and inclusion of children and youth with disabilities in the throughout the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth Children and Youth Disability Network (CCYDN) has convened its first strategic meeting in London, following its official launch during Commonwealth Week earlier this year. The network aims to increase access to various platforms designed to help young… Read more »

GDS Children & Young People’s Report & Charter Launch

Children and young people with disabilities across the world share key messages regarding their inclusion, rights and representation as Now Is the TIME.   Include Me TOO are a UK-based charity that has supported the inclusion, rights and empowerment of young people with disabilities and their families for over a decade, increasing young people with disabilities’… Read more »

Global Disability Summit – Children and Youth with Disabilities

#IncludeMeTOO Video Campaign It has been 10 years since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) was adopted throughout the world. On 24th July 2018 Department for International Development (DFID) is co-hosting the Global Summit with the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and the Government of Kenya. Include Me TOO with… Read more »

Include Me TOO is now World Merit’s Merit360 Official Partner

Charities come together to provide global platform for disabled young people to be leaders of the future and changemakers. This year marked the 10th Anniversary on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Include Me TOO’s CEO Parmi Dheensa attended the United Nation Headquarters in Geneva during October contributing towards the review… Read more »

Callums Promise – Fun, Friendships and Adventures

Include Me TOO launched a new project Callum’s Promise which aims to increase Fun, Adventures and Friendships to disabled children and young people. The event was attended by many supporters and disability advocates which included Adam Pearson, Samantha Renke, Tanya Motie, Well Child’s Awards recipient Myles Sketchley, Sophie Walker Leader of the Women’s Equality Party … Read more »