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  • Myth Buster On Personal Assistance

    Myth Buster On Personal Assistance

    Many disabled people need personal assistance to ensure they live their lives to as full an extent as possible – but there are many myths and mistruths about this which an independent living organisation is now attempting to dispel in a new Myth Buster document. The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a user-led network of disabled people, with members throughout Europe.

  • Petition to End Institutionalisation

    Petition to End Institutionalisation

    On the International Day of Disabled People the European Network on Independent Living ( ENIL )launched a petition for members of the public to sign, with a hope to attract the attention of policy and decision makers at both national and European levels. It makes a series of demands, such as the closure of institutions for disabled people across Europe, to enable disabled people to live independently and with dignity.

  • European Network on Independent Living (ENIL)

    There’s more to Europe than Brexit! The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a Europe-wide network offering a forum for all disabled people, independent living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of independent living.

  • Alice's Blog from Strasbourg

    In this guest blog Alice, one of Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy Workers, shares her experience of a recent training course that she attended in Strasbourg France, entitled ‘Active citizenship and political participation of young disabled people as a pathway towards Independent Living’.

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