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How you can celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and the United Nations has some suggestions on how you can celebrate:

Include: Observance of the Day provides opportunities for participation by all stakeholders – Governments, UN system organizations, civil society and organizations of persons with disabilities – to focus on issues related to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the MDGs.

Director of Inclusive Education Canada - speaks at UN HRC

Inclusive Education Canada, Director: Gordon L. Porter presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva  on March 19 2014. Gordon L. Porter, Director of Inclusive Education Canada was one of 4 panelists offering expert commentary to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva at a session focused on inclusive education.

World Down Syndrome Day 2012


21st March 2012 marks the 7th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day and for the first time in 2012 this day will be officially observed by the United Nations.

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