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Validity Foundation - Mental Disability Advocacy Centre

Category: Schools For All

Under this campaign, we call for a quality and inclusive education for all children, regardless of their impairments, identities and talents. Central to this is remodeling our education systems to create inclusive common learning environments in all schools, where children with and without disabilities learn, play and support each other. We call for educational curricula to be adapted to respond to children with diverse needs and talents; for teachers to receive support in achieving inclusive classrooms; and for children with disabilities to receive the support they need to learn and achieve to their maximum potential.

Innovating European lawyers to advance the rights of children with disabilities

Children with mental disabilities, including those with intellectual and psycho-social (mental health) disabilities are perhaps one of the most marginalised groups in the European Union, frequently overlooked by policy-makers, lawyers, judges and broader society. Through research, Validity (formerly MDAC) and our partners have found that children with disabilities experience multiple… Read More

The legislation has prompted protests in Hungary. Photo: hvg.hu

Hungary: Statement on the NGO Law

Validity (formerly MDAC) expresses its unequivocal opposition to legislation passed this month in Hungary which undermines the rule of law, freedom of association and respect for fundamental rights of independent non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in this country. The law, which directly affects Validity and many other human rights organisations operating… Read More

conference in prague

All children have the right to inclusive education

Despite significant pressure from civil society and the international community, the Czech Republic still denies inclusive education to tens of thousands of children with disabilities and from the Roma community. Few steps have been taken and there continues to be a lack of understanding about how to achieve full inclusion… Read More