Agenda

17 SEPTEMBER \ THURSDAY

DAY 1 «CREATION OF INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT»

Conference opening and meet & greet by Organizers.

Round-table discussion №1 «Inclusivity as a New Concept for Modern Ukraine».


Legislation / Accessibility and Barrier-free environment / Provision of Special Equipment / Visually and
Hearing Impaired People / People with Mental Disorder / Rehabilitation and Care

Questions to discuss:

Legislation:

›› Improvement and observance of social rights of disabled persons in accordance with European standards

›› Introduction of European standards of the International Classification of Functioning (abolition of Soviet disability groups)

›› Functions and responsibilities of the Office of the Commissioner for Disabled Persons Rights: what questions should be addressed?

›› Situation with social protection of people with disabilities: benefits, pensions and state social assistance

›› Social protection and medical assistance to participants of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) and volunteers with disabilities

›› How to get rid of the common practice "to buy" disability in Ukraine? (verification methods)

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Accessibility and Barrier-free environment:

›› Ensuring accessibility of street and road facilities for limited mobility groups

›› Methods and practice of monitoring the implementation of the city's accessibility standards for limited mobility groups (incl. transport, construction and conditions of communal property use)

›› Creating a single barrier-free register of facilities, buildings, enterprises and organizations

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Special
Equipment:

›› Meeting the needs of people with disabilities in technical means of rehabilitation (wheelchairs, prostheses, orthoses)

›› Reorganization of state-owned enterprises and their transformation into state-owned commercial enterprises

›› Procedure for providing special means of rehabilitation for persons with disabilities, children with disabilities and payment of monetary compensation for self-purchased technical rehabilitation means

›› Creation of a new electronic catalog of rehabilitation aids for people with disabilities (prosthetic and orthopedic products; wheelchairs; aids for carrying and lifting; special tools for self-service and care; walking aids; components for the production of prosthetic and orthopedic products)

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Visually and Hearing Impaired People:

›› Installation of external and internal sound systems (government agencies, public transport, traffic lights, shops, banks) for the visually impaired

›› Use of special software in government agencies to communicate and provide services to people with hearing impairments

›› Special applications in a smartphone for orienting of visually impaired people

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People with Mental Disorder (Autism and Down’s Syndrome):

›› Rehabilitation and social adaptation of adolescents and young people with autism and Down’s syndrome as a part of continuous development system

›› Raising awareness on autism and building a culture of tolerance for people with ASD

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Rehabilitation:

›› Building a new model of medical rehabilitation in Ukraine: creation and financing of rehabilitation centers based on medical institutions (rather than sanatoriums)

›› Integrated approach to the provision of medical rehabilitation services

›› Introduction of evidence-based rehabilitation in Ukraine: formation of multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams (physicians of physical and medical rehabilitation, physical therapists, ergotherapist , psychologists, social workers, nurses, language therapists)

›› The cost of rehabilitation measures for children and adults with disabilities: where to find funds?

›› Development of an individual rehabilitation plan for an adult or a child with a disability

›› Development of an early intervention system for children


Session 2 «Best products and solutions for disabled people» \ Exhibitors
presentations

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18 SEPTEMBER \ FRIDAY

 

DAY 2 «LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS»

Round-table discussion №2 «Life Without Limits».

Socialization and Social Entrepreneurship \ Charity \ Education \ Employment


Questions to discuss:

Social Entrepreneurship:

›› Social entrepreneurship in Ukraine: case studies

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Charity:

›› Formation of tolerant attitude in society to the needs of disabled people and charity practices: case studies

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Education:

›› European experience in implementing of integrated learning and perspectives for its use in Ukrainian educational institutions

›› Introduction of clear requirements for the organization of inclusion in educational institutions and funding for additional classes

›› Creation of comfortable conditions for teaching children with special educational needs (design of classrooms, playrooms, assembly and sports halls)

›› Provision of free online access to educational programs for people with disabilities

›› Provision of necessary technical and working tools for inclusive education (audio for the visually impaired, literature printed in Braille)

›› Modern technologies of education and support for children with special needs

›› System of psychological and pedagogical support for children with special educational needs and their families

›› Training of future specialists in higher education institutions for the implementation of inclusive education

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Employment:

›› Creation of state platform to promote the employment of people with disabilities

›› Creation of special jobs for people with disabilities

›› Rights of disabled persons during employment and the most common rights violations (refusal of employment, refusal to enter into an employment contract or promotion, dismissal / reduction at the initiative of the employer, transfer of disabled person to another job without his / her consent ).

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Session 4 «Best products and solutions for disabled people» \ Exhibitors presentations

 

The Agenda is subject to change.