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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 across the globe to increase and build their skills and confidence as Disability Rights Representatives, Changemakers and Advocates. The event is aimed for young people with disabilities 15 to 29 years. NO REGISTRATION FEE.  Delegates will receive a certification… 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 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 »

Global Disability Summit – Twitter Chat

Youth with Disabilities Participation, Inclusion and Rights MATTER! Twitter Chat   #IncludeMeTOO  #NowIsTheTime On Monday 23rd July 2018 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm London Time, Youth with disabilities will be hosting a Q&A twitter chat live from the Global Disability Summit with Include Me TOO. The discussion aims to include youth with disabilities from around the globe… Read more »

Strengthening the inclusion and voices of disabled children and young people at the Global Disability Summit  

Following the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in April and the first ever Commonwealth Disabled Youth Round table Event organised and led by Include Me TOO with the Commonwealth Youth Council we will be continuing  to increase the support for inclusion, rights and participation for disabled children and young people at the forthcoming Global… 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 »

Disabled Young People from across the Globe gathered at the First ever ‘Commonwealth Disabled Youth Roundtable event’ during CHOGM in London

Include Me TOO, a national (United Kingdom-based) charity celebrated their 10th Anniversary this year during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 held in London. During the CHOGM Summit the charity organised the first ever  Commonwealth Disabled Youth Roundtable Event as part of the‘Commonwealth Include Me 2’ joint project led by Include Me TOO with the Commonwealth Youth Council to… Read more »

First ever ‘Commonwealth Disabled Youth Roundtable event’ taking place in London with Disabled young people from the Commonwealth

Include Me TOO, a national (United Kingdom-based) charity celebrate their 10th Anniversary this year, the charity also developed the first ever National Charter of Rights for Disabled Children and Young People 10 years ago. The Charter received support by many national charities, government departments, government ministers and Prime Ministers signing up as signatories and providing statements… Read more »