BEARR Trust Annual Conference 16 November 2018

The BEARR Trust Annual Conference was held on 16 November 2018 at CAN-Mezzanine, 32-36 Loman Street, London

The theme was “Disability and Inclusion in Eastern Europe and Central Asia”

We looked at issues such as attitudes to people with disabilities, stigma, inclusive education and training, leaving care, accommodation, supported living, accessibility, and employment and employers.

Speakers came from Armenia, Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, and Russia.

The programme can be viewed here.   A report on the conference proceedings will appear shortly.









Here are the speakers’ presentations:

Anna Portugalova, Downside Up, Russia

Andrea Bennett, For Us Too, UK

Maia Shishniashvili, Hand in Hand, Georgia

Dilmurad Yusupov, Doctoral Researcher, Uzbekistan

Tanya Buynovskaya, HealthProm (Russia)

Viorica Cojocaru, Child, Community, Family, (CCF) Moldova

Iryna Los, Open Doors, Ukraine

Vardine Grigoryan, Disability-Inclusive Development, Armenia


And here is an infographic about Armenia