5th IASSIDD Europe Congress

5th IASSIDD Europe Congress

Diversity & Belonging: Celebrating Difference

Diversity & Belonging is the theme of the 5th IASSIDD Europe Congress in Athens, Greece, July 18-20, 2018. This theme is a celebration of human diversity, within spaces and places where we feel ‘at home’.


Inclusion & belonging
Social inclusion and participation; community building; communication; relationships; mainstreaming; recognition.

Collaborative research

Cooperative design; user involvement; creative based methods; alternative methodology.

(Family) quality of life
Quality of services and support; quality frameworks; improving standards; (support for) informal caregivers.

Arts & representation
(Multimedial) arts; storytelling; disability & media; social media; public awareness.

History, identity & rights
Disability history; paradigms & paradigm shifts; stigma and stigma reduction; (self)advocacy; choice; identity; equity; diversity; exclusion; poverty; legal issues.

Inclusive education & employment
Rights, entitlements and access to inclusive education and employment; inclusive teaching and learning; early inclusive education; inclusive post-secondary and life-long learning; training on-the-job; inclusive education, employment and intersectionality; assessment; self-employment.

Health & Behavioural issues
Physical and mental health; sensory and physical disabilities; genetics and epi-genetics; medical advances; interventions; health monitoring; health promotion; medication use; challenging behaviour.

Policy & practice
Assistance & support; systems of support; (in)formal support; support services; best practices; (inter)national and comparative policies; government and societal support (inter)national and comparative practices; promoting innovation.

Living with disabilities
Communication; self-determination, accessibility; early intervention; reasonable adjustments; independent living; living with a special condition (autism, Prader-Willi syndrome, Down syndrome, etc.).

Other miscellaneous topics
Other topics that do not fit into the first four nine tracks.

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