Everything will be fine

The booklet consists of stories of parents living in Yerevan and in the regions, who have a children with disability, learning difficulties or other special needs.

The booklet is published by NGO “Bridge of Hope” and available only in armenian.


The Healthy Start

A comprehensive survey was conducted in Tavush Marz Ijevan and 10 adjacent communities, which aimed to collect basic information on the demographic, economic, social and educational peculiarities of the target group beneficiaries – children and youth with disabilities, their families, and communities. In addition, the research aimed to collect data on children with disabilities in 11 communities of Tavush marz for implementing the “Healthy Start” program.

The survey is available online in Armenian


Disability. From Exclusion to Equality

Parliaments and parliamentarians have a key role to play in supporting and protecting human rights. This Handbook aims to assist parliamentarians in efforts to realize the Convention so that persons with disabilities can achieve the transition from exclusion to equality. The Handbook seeks to raise awareness of the Convention and its provisions, promote an appreciation of disability concerns, and assist parliaments in understanding the mechanisms and frameworks needed to translate the Convention into practice.

The english version of the Handbook available here.


The Dakar Framework for Action

The World Education Forum (26-28 April 2000, Dakar) adopted the Dakar Framework for Action, Education for All: Meeting our Collective Commitments. In doing so, its participants reaffirmed the vision of the World Declaration on Education for All adopted ten years earlier (Jomtien, Thailand, 1990), annexed to this document.
The Dakar Framework for Action is based on the most extensive evaluation of education ever undertaken, the Education for All (EFA) 2000 Assessment.
The Dakar Framework for Action states that the ‘heart of EFA lies at country level’. It also affirms that ‘no countries seriously committed to education for all will be thwarted in their achievement of this goal by a lack of resources’.


The Salamanca Statement

This Framework for Action on Special Needs Education was adopted by the World Conference on Special Needs Education organized by the Government of Spain in co-operation with
UNESCO and held in Salamanca from 7 to 10 June 1994. Its purpose is to inform policy and guide action by governments, international organizations, national aid agencies, non-governmental organizations and other bodies in implementing the Salamanca Statement on Principles, Policy, and Practice in Special Needs Education.