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


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

  1. EMISC


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You may search the database by key word; by category or by date of upload and uploaders. 

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Job Creation Potential of the Social Services Sector

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 9 February 2018, 11:14 AM


Thi article sums up the job creation potential in social services, which is increasing due to demographic changes in Europe, while this sector faces public expenditures cuts. 




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Joint Understanding of Co-Production

by Admin EASPD - Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 8:57 AM


In the disability field, co-production is an inclusive working practice between experts by experience (users), organisations being of support, public authorities and, if relevant, families and other stakeholders. This document presents three main elements for co-production in the disability field, proposed by EASPD.