Interviews and conversations about inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Listen to stories of everyday inclusion experienced and told by self-advocates across Europe. We talk Ambitions. Rights. Belonging.
The road to employment: Trinity College's programme for people with intellectual disabilities - Inclusion Europe Radio
Marie Devitt (TCPID Employment Pathways Coordinator) and Hugo MacNeill (TCPID Ambassador) gave an overview of their innovative TCPID programme and their partnerships with businesses. Sadbh Feehan (TCPID Graduate Intern) presented her own experiences, as a student in Trinity College Dublin and more recently as a graduate intern.
3:17 Programme description
4:23 Internships, new programme and graduation
5:40 Business partner offers and financial support
9:20 Variety of programmes and value to partners students and society
11:35 Student work placement
12:10 Graduate internship programme
13:21 College team and mentor training
16:14 Developments into permanent roles
17:24 Feedback and success of the programme
20:51 Working with the Government of Ireland
22:32 Story of a student, graduate intern
28:29 First internship experience
41:04 If employees were reluctant to give young people on or they didn't know what type of vote to give a young person, what would you say to those employers?
44:01 Economic point of view, these are young people who are paying tax
More information: The road to employment: Trinity College's programme for people with intellectual disabilities - online presentation - Inclusion Europe (inclusion-europe.eu)
Cognitive web accessibility with Inge Rutsaert from AnySurfer
One of the many challenges that people with intellectual disabilities face is technology and more specifically surfing the web. This is why we invited, Inge Rutsaert from AnySurfer to talk about how to facilitate web navigation for people with intellectual disability.
Handbook of easy languages in Europe – an interview with Camilla Lindholm and Ulla Vanhatalo on Inclusion Europe radio
Camilla Lindholm and Ulla Vanhatalo are professors and researchers at the University of Tampere and the University of Helsinki, respectively, and they wrote a book about easy languages in Europe.
Discussion on social care with Neil Crowther - Inclusion Europe Radio
Neil Crowther is a freelance consultant from the United Kingdom. He previously worked for the Disability Rights Commission and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in the UK.
In this episode we talked about:
[02:22] What is social care future?
[07:09] Pillars of social care
[11:37] NGOs have to help people understand, picture, and visualise the world we are advocating for
[16:43] Hopeful communication of social care future
[20:05] Using words that everybody understands
[22:37] Showing the results and [24:24] raising expectations
[26:09] How was the communication research conducted?
[38:13] How is social care relevant for people in need amidst the work on communication?
[40:38] We need the existing resources to be used much more effectively
[45:01] Disability rights when ageing
[55:58] Social care as relationship-centred support
[01:00:23] The visual story
Narrowed Lives: Meaning, Moral Value, and Profound Intellectual Disability, Inclusion Europe Radio with by Simo Vehmas and Reetta Mietola
Milan Šveřepa, director of Inclusion Europe interviewed Simo Vehmas and Reetta Mietola, authors of the book Narrowed Lives.
Inclusion Europe helps people with intellectual disabilities in Ukraine - Soufiane El Amrani and Harry Roche
Harry Roche from Inclusion International interviews Soufiane El Amrani about the impact of Russian war on Ukraine and how is Inclusion Europe helping its members.