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


You can also filter the glossary accessing the following categories of information:

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

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Valuing People

by Veneta Kuyova - Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:10 AM


Valuing People aimed to achieve equality of citizenship for people with learning disabilities. Its focus on promoting advocacy, person-centred planning and partnership working to achieve change has led to improved lives for many people with learning disabilities. 




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Venture Philanthropy in Development - Dynamics, challenges and lessons in the search for greater impact

by Veneta Kuyova - Friday, 6 October 2017, 11:35 AM


This report reviews the experience of members of the OECD Global Network of Foundations Working for Development (netFWD). It seeks to distil and disseminate the rationale, organisational implications and perceived benefits of the changes some foundations have undertaken.




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Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability

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


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.

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