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The Right to Community Living

David Towell recently had the opportunity to contribute to a Turkish conference on the implementation of Article 19 in the United Nations Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Living Independently And Being Included In The Community. 

His focus was on strategies to advance community living, using as his main example the approach taken by the UK government's 2005 programme set out in Improving the Life Chances Of Disabled People. David explores the multi-layered strategies required by societies that aim to properly respect the rights of people with disabilities.


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Library

Deinstitutionalisation and Community Living

Deinstitutionalisation & CommunityLiving

This paper by David Towell explores the progress made in advancing community living over the last generation and contemporary challenges.

Conversations about Sustainable & Inclusive Communities

Conversations on Inclusive Communities

A report exploring how local leaders influence the interaction of civil society to generate action toward inclusion and sustainability.

Building Community for the Great Transition

Building Community

In this paper David Towell explores how we can begin to build communities which are sustainable and inclusive.

Building Community with Beth Mount

Building Community with Beth Mount

This film made by Open Future Learning explores the value of finding out about our local communities in order to create the opportunities for rich and meaningful lives.

Keys to Citizenship

Keys to Citizenship

A guide to getting good support for people with learning disabilities.

Wendy Perez on Citizenship

Film: Wendy Perez on Citizenship

In this film Wendy Perez talks about Citizenship drawing on her work and her own experiences.