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From Words to Actions: S.H.I.F.T. Inclusion in practice for persons with disabilities

From Words to Actions: S.H.I.F.T. Inclusion in practice for persons with disabilities

In December 2021, COFACE Families Europe released the S.H.I.F.T. from word to actions: shedding the light on the S.H.I.F.T. towards meaningful inclusion in Europe, where we highlighted 45 practices for meaningful inclusion in Eu rope, aligned with the 45 actions of our S.H.I.F.T. guide. Over the last months, we have received news about a few practices that we are happy to share with you, hoping that they will inspire you as they have inspired us.

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Support to children with disabilities
OPINION: Support to children with disabilities and their carers should start as early as possible

OPINION: Support to children with disabilities and their carers should start as early as possible

The first few years of a child’s life are a particularly sensitive period in the process of development of the body, brain, and communication. They lay the foundation for cognitive functioning; behavioral, social, and self-regulatory capacities; and physical health. EASPD – the European Association of Service Providers for persons with Disabilities – is strongly committed to developing quality ECI systems across Europe based on the individual needs of the children, families, and carers.

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