Matches IIDL

The following is a list of the IIDL Leadership Exchange Matches that are currently available for the 2018 IIDL Leadership Exchange in Stockholm, Sweden and in several other European locations. We will add more information on these Matches as it becomes available. Please check back frequently to see if new information is available.

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Note: ALL Matches will be held on 28 – 29 May 2018.

1. Personalised budgets and individualised funding – adaptable bank services

Adaptable bank services
Host: Begripsam
Co-host: PTS (The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority) and/or Stockholm City social service. TBD – To be decided
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Topic: The Begripsam Association aims to develop knowledge and working methods that provides a platform for improving cognitive accessibility.

2. Transformation of services and systems – Disability mainstreaming in public activities

Host: The Nordic Disability Council
Co-host: The Nordic Council of Ministers
Place: Copenhagen, Denmark

3. Transformation of services and systems – Multiple evaluations and learning

Host: Local Area Coordination Network CIC and Inclusive Neighbourhoods Ltd
Place: Grays, Thurrock, London, England
Topic: Thurrock Council as a practical example of Local Area Coordination in action – The importance of effective, connected leadership, from design to delivery and ongoing service reform. Subthemes: 1. Thurrock Council as a practical example of Local Area Coordination in action – The importance of effective, connected leadership, from design to delivery and ongoing service reform; 2. Leadership: the establishment of an intentional agenda around sector leadership across all stakeholders.

4. Transformation of Services and Systems – From institutionalized services to community-based services and individual support

Host: Kehitysvammaisten Palvelusäätiö (KVPS)
Co-host: TBD – To be decided
Place: Helsinki, Finland
Topic: The exchange will focus on Finnish/European experiences on transforming institutionalized services to community based services and individual support for people with disabilities. At the moment, Finland is having a major reform in organizing social and health care services. This demands leadership in many levels; organizational leadership, family leadership and empowerment of people with disabilities. We will discuss about goals, success stories and barriers and learn from each other’s experiences.  Subthemes: 1. Personalised budgets and individualised funding; 2. Transformation of services and systems; 3. Family leadership.

5. Using Family Leadership and Personal Budgets to Create a Meaningful Life

Host: LEAP Ireland, Aoife O’Toole, Dara Community Living and Possibilities Plus
Place: Emmaus Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Topic: The exchange will focus on the shift from segregated services to individualized based supports for people with disabilities. Ireland is just about to introduce Personal Budgets and is currently exploring what the landscape of support will need to look like for people and families so that they can get maximum benefit in terms of good life outcomes from individualized funding. We will reflect on our current thinking, share ways of working, early success stories and barriers and learn from each other’s experiences. Sub-themes: 1. Personalised budgets and individualised funding; 2. Family Leadership.

6. Persons with disabilities – Participation and Democracy

Host: MFD (The Swedish Agency for Participation)
Co-host: Equally Unique (The Swedish Federation Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities; www.likaunika.org
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Topic: Views on accessibility in connection with the democratic procedures, e.g elections

7. Persons with disabilities – Human Rights in a broad perspective

Host: Region Västra Götaland
Co-host; SKL/SALAR (Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions) and Mental Health Europe in Brussels
Place: Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: How to work with Human Right and personhood in ordinary psychosis care
THIS MATCH IS HELD TOGETHER WITH IIMHL

8. Leadership – Young leaders in an international context

Host: My right (The Swedish disability international development organization)
Co-host: The youth section of a disability organization.
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Topic: To ensure persons with disabilities better access to their rights.

9. Leadership – Join a leadership meeting with people from the deaf blind sector

Host: Nordic Leadership Forum / NVC
Co-host: To Be Decided
Place: Lund, Sweden
Topic: Current issues at the deafblind agenda

10. Leadership – Independent Living

Host: Independent Living
Co-host: ENIL – European Network on Independent Living
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Topic: Discussions on policy development and using the law as a tool for social change in the perspectives of consumer-driven policies for disabled peoples’ access to self-determination, self-respect and dignity.

11. Indigenous People’s leadership – Multiple discrimination, indigenous People and the disability perspective

Host: NVC (The Nordic Welfare Center)
Co-host: To Be Decided
Place: Kiruna, Sweden
Topic: Discussions together with ongoing projects about dubble challenges

12. Employment – Good functioning work places, common denominators

Host:NVC (The Nordic Welfare Center)
Co-host: TBD – To be decided
Place: Stockholm
Topic: Employment good practice

13. Employment – Persons with disabilities in the asylum and establishment process

Host: SRF (The Swedish Association of the Visually Impaired)
Co-host: The National Board of Employment
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Topic: Refugees with disabilities and their possibilities to establish at the Swedish Labor market

14. The right to work in practice – from stigma and segregation to human rights and integration

Host: Mission Mental Health, SALAR
Co-host : Mental Health Europe
Place: Stockholm, Sweden
Topic: In accordance with international human rights obligations, every person has the right to work on an equal basis.
THIS MATCH IS TOGETHER WITH IIMHL

 

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