ISSUE #01

ISSUE #01

In this issue: What is deafblindness? EDF Action plan Budapest Accesible Catalonia Recognition in POLAND Making a difference in Europe Public consultation with a view to a European Accessibility Act EDbN Biannual working plan 2012-2014 World Confederation of Parents...
1 Million Signatures Campaign

1 Million Signatures Campaign

EDbN is a member of EDF (European Disability Forum) which is a European level organisation campaigning for the rights of all disabled people in the European Union. EDF has just launched a campaign to collect 1 million signatures to combat discrimination in all aspects...
Europe recognises deafblindness as a distinct disability

Europe recognises deafblindness as a distinct disability

Lucy Drescher reports on her work joining friends and colleagues across Europe that led to this ground-breaking decision! A historic Written Declaration on the rights of deafblind people was formally adopted by the European Parliament on 1 st April, 2004. This was the...
LONDON meeting. EDbN Reconstitution. March 2003.

LONDON meeting. EDbN Reconstitution. March 2003.

EDbN was originally set up to access funding from Europe for deafblindness projects. One of its principles was to involve a parent or family representative, deafblind person and professional from each country. Equal importance was attached to the three groups. At one...