he RehApp is specifically designed for fieldworkers in low-and middle-income countries and aims to enhance their capacity to work with people with disabilities within the community: assess their abilities and inabilities, design rehabilitation interventions, provide care and support and refer appropriately. It consists of different chapters – covering various types of impairments – organised according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, commonly known as the ICF.
The RehApp is available for free, and once downloaded, it can be used in any setting without internet access. The chapters on Amputation, Burns, Clubfoot, Leprosy, Low Vision and Spinal Cord Injury are already available.
The chapter on Spinal Cord Injury is now also available in Portuguese
The Liliane Foundation in collaboration with Enablement has been running a pilot focusing on children with neurodevelopmental disorders in 4 African countries called: Support Tools Enabling Parents (STEP). We can share details of the pilot including the evaluation report; report of a research project (with baseline and end line study); tools etc.
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This checklist is intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity and cultural competence in human service settings. It provides concrete examples to demonstrate values and engage in practices that promote a culturally diverse and culturally competent service delivery system fo rchildren with disabilities or special health care needs and their families.
Working with parent groups – a training resource for facilitators, parents, caregivers, and persons with cerebral palsy.
TThis manual aims to increase knowledge and skills in caring for a child with cerebral palsy. Research highlighted the significant needs of the caregivers, and how they can gain a huge amount of support from meeting with each other in an understanding environment.
It promotes a participatory learning approach with an emphasis on working with groups and the empowerment of parents and caregivers.
Download the manual and teaching materials for free, in English, French, Arabic or Spanish. A Chichewa (Malawi) version is also ready for sharing and the manual is being translated in a variety of other languages through the online community Working in the Community with Children with Cerebral Palsy
HelpAge has been raising awareness among humanitarian actors and government institutions about the vulnerabilities of older men and women during humanitarian crises in the region since 2009.
This digital learning platform was established for the purpose of remote humanitarian response for hard to reach areas. HelpAge International is utilizing expertise to train international and national organizations, government agencies, and the private sector on Age Inclusive Interventions.
These series of trainings on 'Helping Older People in Emergencies (HOPE)' is designed to strengthen the capacity of humanitarian actors to ensure that their humanitarian action is evidence-based and responds to the distinct needs and priorities of crisis-affected to older men, women, and other vulnerable groups.
A smartphone app, the Humanitarian Hands-on Tool (HHoT), provides step-by-step practical guidance on how to implement a disability inclusive emergency response.
Developed and launched by CBM in 2017, the HHoT is free, easy to use, fully accessible and is the first application of its kind.
HHoT provides step-by-step guidance on how to adapt and improve emergency response by simple one-page guidance on how-to make humanitarian action inclusive and accessible to all people with disabilities. For the first time ever, the Tool also integrates Mental Health and Psychosocial Support throughout in a smartphone app targeted towards humanitarian aid.
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les fichiers pdf sont disponibles par chapitre ou pour la version complète.
Pdf files are available by chapter or for the complete version; in English and French https://wedc-knowledge.lboro.ac.uk/details.html?id=16357
Based on three years of international research and collaboration with water and sanitation and disability sector organisations, this book fills a significant gap in knowledge, and should be of interest to the following audiences:
Water and sanitation sector planners, to enable them to consider the needs of disabled people in low-income communities in the development of strategies and general programme design;
Water and sanitation service providers, to enable them to implement ordinary programmes and services in ways that include disabled people;
Organisations providing disability services, to enable them to address the issue of access to water and sanitation in their work; and
Disabled people's organisations, providing information and ideas to use in advocacy for access and rights, and to engage in the consultation process.
It provides selected illustrations and photographs of congenital anomalies that are severe enough to have a high probability of being captured during the first few days following birth
The purpose of the Participant’s Workbook is to develop the skills and knowledge of personnel involved in wheelchair service delivery. The Participant’s Workbook contains exercises which will help to test and develop participants’ knowledge and skills. The Participant’s Workbook contains material from lectures, slide presentations and the reference manual; it is intended that the participants will keep their copy of the workbook for future reference, if needed.