Inclusion International 17th World Congress
Wednesday, May 30, 2018- Friday, June 1, 2018
Inclusion International is holding its 17th World Congress from May 30 to June 1, 2018, in Birmingham in the United Kingdom with the theme of "Learn, Inspire, Lead."
Inclusion International is the international network of people with intellectual disabilities and their families advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual disabilities worldwide. It represents more than 200 member federations in 115 countries in five regions. Their World Congresses are the largest gatherings of self-advocates, families, friends and supporters, in the world.
Their 17th World Congress will have
- ‘How-To’ style workshops: starting a local self-advocacy group; closing institutions; deliver inclusive education training for teachers.
- Inspirational talks by self-advocate leaders; families; supporters and thought leaders who will share their stories of motivation and social change.
- Discussions and presentations on key policy issues such inclusive education; employment; poverty and support to families will help shape our agenda for the future.
There will be lots of opportunities for networking and connecting with self-advocates and families from around the world.