Horizontal Issues


Welcome to the Horizontal Issues Knowledge Centre!

Here you will be able to find regularly updated database of theoretical and practical materials & resources on Horizontal Issues for service provision to people with disabilities, such as :

  • Policy and Legislation
  • Quality of Services
  • Funding of Services
  • Users' involvement and Co-production

PROJECTS

You'll also be able to find information related to several EASPD projects. At the moment, the projects available are

  1. EMISC
  2. TOPHOUSE


CATEGORIES

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Unlocking the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) for Social Services

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 4:34 PM
 


Description

This study provides a practical explanation on how to access EFSI and better assess the reasons for why it has yet to be picked up. It presents specific and practical reports.

Reference

https://www.easpd.eu/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/News/efsi_portfolio_of_studies_-_final.pdf

 

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Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:36 AM
 

Description

The Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability is a model with a developmental frame of reference combined with existentialism, phenomenology and motivation theory.  The central belief is that motivation governs action and action is the manifestation or expression of motivation. Motivation and action are inextricably linked, and therefore one can identify an individual's motivation by observing the person’s action.

Report date

n.a.

Reference

http://www.vdtmocaf-uk.com/page/what-is-the-vdt-moca


 

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Web Accessibility Course - Accessible Web Design

by Admin EASPD - Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:02 PM
 

Description 

This training course, available in German, has been defined as a best practice coming straight from Austria. It provides a comprehensive overview of the topic of barrier-free web design and prepares web designers and IT service providers with the right tools to design websites professionally and in line with requirements.

Reference 

https://www.incite.at/de/kurze-zertifikate/webaccessibility


 

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WHO Quality Rights Guidance and Training Tools

by Admin EASPD - Thursday, 11 April 2019, 3:43 PM
 


Description

As part of the QualityRights Initiative, WHO has developed a comprehensive package of training and guidance modules. The modules can be used to build capacity among mental health practitioners, people with psychosocial, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, people using mental health services, families, care partners and other supporters, NGOs, DPOs and others on how to implement a human rights and recovery approach in the area of mental health in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other international human rights standards.

Reference

https://www.who.int/mental_health/policy/quality_rights/guidance_training_tools/en/

 

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Working Time Directive

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:48 AM
 

Description

Working Time Directive gives EU workers the right to a minimum number of holidays each year and rest breaks; restricts excessive night work; a day off after a week's work; and provides for a right to work no more than 48 hours per week.


Reference

http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=706&langId=en&intPageId=205


 

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Youth Guarantee

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:49 AM
 

Description
The Youth Guarantee is a new approach to tackling youth unemployment which ensures that all young people under 25 – whether registered with employment services or not – get a good-quality, concrete offer within 4 months of them leaving formal education or becoming unemployed.

Reference

http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=1079



 

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Youth Guarantee -EASPD position

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:50 AM
 

Description

Although EASPD is welcoming the Youth Garantee, they have some concerns about some key issues in the programme.



Reference

http://easpd.eu/fr/content/briefing-paper-youth-guarantee


 

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Zero Project

by Admin EASPD - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:50 AM
 

Description

The Zero Project finds and share models that improve the daily lives and legal rights of all persons with disabilities.


Report date

n.a.


Reference

http://zeroproject.org/


 


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