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Lumos’ recommendations to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU


Lumos (2017), Lumos' recommendations to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Protecting the most vulnerable children, inside and outside of Europe. An ...

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Lumos Response to EC Communication on future ACP – EU relations


Lumos (2017), Lumos' response to EC communication on future ACP-EU relations. 12 page document responding to the publication of the "Joint Communication to the European ...

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Lumos self-advocates attend the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum 2015


Short film (5 minutes) showing Lumos supported self-advocates ( young care leavers (including those with disabilities)) at the UNESCO Youth Forum 2015. Young people share ...

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Lumos’ Bulgarian Self-Advocates - Let’s Talk Lumos TV


Short film (8 minutes) where Lumos supported self-advocates (children in care/ care leavers (including those with disabilities)) in Bulgaria share their demands for policy change ...

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Vendy & Verca at UNESCO Youth Forum 2015


Foster sisters Vendy and Verca attended the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in October 2015. Watch here as they discuss inclusion and how they feel about ...

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Veliko at UNESCO Youth Forum 2015 #ChildParticipation


A Short film (2 minutes) about Lumos supported self-advocate Veliko and his experience at the UNESCO Youth Forum discussing his disability and attitudes towards disability.

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Why do institutions still proliferate?


A 30 minute film with presentation by Georgette Mulheir, Lumos CEO, as part of training on deinstitutionalisation. The presentation includes case studies and covers: why ...

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Planning the transfer of resources


A 25 minute presentation by Georgette Mulheir, Luos CEO, as part of training on deinstitutionalisation. The presentation covers: transferring resources across from institutional care to ...

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Stories from Moldova: Diana’s child and the Special Education Unit


A 1 minute film of a mother of a child with disabilities from Moldova talking about the opening of a new education unit that will ...

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Making Change Happen


A 6 minute video describing Lumos' work on deinstitutionalisation, with a focus on Europe/ Bulgaria and Moldova. It touches on the processes of deinstitutionalisation; the ...

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Lumos 'Turning Words into Action'


A 2 minute cartoon showing children with intellectual disabilities trying to get their voices heard around deinstitutionalisation in Bulgaria.

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Gabriela and Alexandru's Mom


A 1.5 minute video of a mother of child with disabilities from Moldova talking about the value of inclusive education and how Lumos supports it.

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Breaking down Barriers - Shaun from CHANGE


A 52 second video in which Shaun, a member of Change, a human rights charity led by people with disabilities, describes the value of inclusive ...

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A message from Natalia in Moldova


A 1 minute film where the head of communications from Lumos in Moldova describes the value of inclusive education

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Reuniting Families


A 1 minute film where a mother from Moldova described how Lumos helped in the reintegration of her son from institutional care. The film also ...

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Warwick Davis: Transforming inclusive education in Moldova


A 3 minute film showing Lumos Ambassador and actor Warwick Davis, visiting a special education centre funded by Lumos in Moldova. The unit helps children ...

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Warwick Davis: A family reunited


A 3 minute film showing Lumos Ambassador and actor Warwick Davis visiting a family with children who have been reintegrated from institutional care. The children ...

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