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The disability movement calls for an inclusive sustainable development.

Vilnius, 16-17 November 2013 | The European Disability Forum met this weekend in Vilnius, Lithuania, gathering together representatives of its member organisations, as well as representatives of the Lithuanian Republic and European institutions. On the first day of the Board meeting, a conference took place focusing on: 'Disability and sustainable development. A perspective from the [...]

By |2018-09-08T10:44:32+00:00November 18th, 2013|News|Comments Off on The disability movement calls for an inclusive sustainable development.

Deafblindness and the loss of autonomy.

The international press has been shaken by the recent news regarding a case of euthanasia applied to two brothers in Belgium. According to information available, the Verbessem twins, deaf since birth, were diagnosed with a degenerative ocular disease that would deprive them of their sight and would make them become Deafblind. Since this is our area of [...]

By |2017-10-26T11:38:02+00:00February 15th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Deafblindness and the loss of autonomy.

Peggy Freeman, one of the great “troopers” from the early days of Deafblindness, passed away.

Peggy Freeman, MBE 1918 – 2012 Co-founder of Sense “Above all my thanks go to Bunty and all deafblind people. To serve them has given a purpose to my life.”  Peggy Freeman, MBE, sadly passed away in a Nottingham hospital over the weekend, following a short illness. Aged 94, Peggy was one of the parents [...]

By |2017-10-25T11:13:44+00:00September 20th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Peggy Freeman, one of the great “troopers” from the early days of Deafblindness, passed away.