Content tagged with: "Lumos Charity Advocates"
J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne Captivate Audience with Conversation
J.K. Rowling, author, screenwriter and founder of international children’s organization, Lumos, and Academy Award®-winning actor, Eddie Redmayne opened a much–anticipated special advance screening of Warner ...
Global chance to win flights and tickets to advance screening of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find
J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne to attend event benefiting non-profit children’s organization Lumos.
Last remaining Tickets Released for special Advance Screening of the Film Fantastic Beast
The highly anticipated November 12th family event at Carnegie Hall will include a conversation between J.K. Rowling and actor Eddie Redmayne, along with an appearance ...
Shaun's Story: Supporting people with learning difficulties to become self-advocates
Shaun Webster, International Project Worker at CHANGE is a self-advocate who works with Lumos to support children with learning disabilities become self-advocates, enabling them to ...
Vendy, Virca and Niky Reflect on the Zero Conference in Vienna
Verca, Vendy and Nicky are three young self-advocates from Czech Republic who presented with Lumos at the Zero Conference in Vienna in February.
Veliko and Mihaela reflect on the Zero Project in Vienna
Veliko and Mihaela, self-advocates from Bulgaria, attended the Zero Project conference in Vienna with Lumos at the end of February 2015.
Self-advocates tell us what freedom means to them
What does freedom mean to you? On the 14th March In celebration of #MyFreedomDay, Lumos-supported self-advocates wrote poems, created videos and told us what freedom ...
Veliko’s Story: Opportunities are limitless with the right support
In 2012, a twelve year old boy, Veliko, joined a group of young spokespeople at his school. Veliko has intellectual disabilities and this group, initiated ...
Mihaela's Story: Working with Lumos as a Professional Self-Advocate
Mihaela, now in her mid-20s, has an intellectual disability. Having spent time in an institution herself, Michaela now advocates for children’s rights to family-based care, ...
Voices of Disability Echo Around the World
Talented young people with intellectual disabilities and a passionate belief in their right to have a voice in decisions affecting their lives will tell their ...
Lumos Self-Advocates Prove that Young People can be Catalysts for Change
Most of us take for granted just how many choices we make every day – deciding to snooze the alarm for ten precious minutes of ...
“Working as a self-advocate is an opportunity to change something”
An interview with Verča, a Lumos-supported self-advocate from the Czech Republic
Only together can adults and children make sure children’s lives are fulfilled and supported
At #AlternativeCare2016, Lumos self-advocate Mihaela Ivanova gave her concluding remarks to assembled delegates on the final day of the conference. These are her words.
Remembering a great champion of the rights of disabled people in the UK, Lord Rix
I was saddened to hear recently of the death of my old friend – Brian, Lord Rix, a great champion of the rights of disabled ...
Veliko at UNESCO Youth Forum 2015
In October 2015, a delegation of six Lumos-supported self-advocates journeyed to the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris to raise their voices for children in ...
Inclusive Education in Moldova
A tour of an inclusive education school in Moldova.
Working with Young People - Czech Republic Self-Advocates
In February 2015, Lumos presented at the Zero Project Conference on independent living and political participation in Vienna.
Children Need Families Not Orphanages
In 2015 Lumos produced a new animation, narrated by J.K. Rowling. Listen to Lumos Founder and President J.K. Rowling talk about the impact of life ...
Lumos self-advocates attend the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum 2015
Watch Lumos-supported self-advocates talking inclusion and deinstitutionalisation at the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris, 2015.
Voices Against Institutions
"I would like to tell you why there should not be institiutions" - A film created and written by our Lumos self-advocates.
A home for a new life – Living alongside families and friends
A group of Lumos’ self-advocates from Moldova, who had themselves experienced institutionalisation, answered these questions by creating this short film, ‘A home for a new ...
Knock Knock, Anyone Home?: a performance from Lumos self-advocates
Watch Czech self-advocates perform their own devised piece Knock Knock, Anyone Home? to a captive audience and find out what motivates them in this short ...