The role of relative helpers in the Swedish personal assistance system

English
Jaillet, C.  2009.  The role of relative helpers in the Swedish personal assistance system.
In most European countries the most common assistance for people with disabilities is provided by relatives, we can easily understand that this system has weaknesses. The trustful relationship makes it work but : -family members, especially parents, are getting old and can't help eternally their child or relative with disabilities -children that help a parent with disability have to handle with too much important responsibilities and too young -relationship partners can't sacrifice their career for the other and can't fear to sign for a life-long 24hour job -assistance with filial feelings most of the time leads to unequal relation -hiring external assistants is considered as an abandonment if relatives worked before as assistants

Les politiques d'insertion pour les personnes en situation de handicap : des coûts compensés par une dynamique économique - modèle suédois et système français

Swedish
Jaillet, C.  2009.  Les politiques d'insertion pour les personnes en situation de handicap : des coûts compensés par une dynamique économique - modèle suédois et système français.

Les politiques sociales sont des politiques coûteuses que les autorités et la population tendent à voir comme des frais conséquents pour la société, même si nécessaires. La politique du handicap peut engendrer des coûts considérables dans les pays où elle est la plus aboutie comme les pays nordiques. En effet, si ces pays consacrent une part plus importante de leur budget en politiques sociales de manière générale qu'en France, leur politique de l'insertion et de pleine participation des personnes en situation de handicap est efficace et plus aboutie depuis plusieurs années.

DEAF PEOPLE, SIGN LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION, IN OTTOMAN & MODERN TURKEY: Observations and Excerpts from 1300 to 2009. From sources in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin and Turkish, with introduction and some annotation

Miles, M.  2009.  DEAF PEOPLE, SIGN LANGUAGE & COMMUNICATION, IN OTTOMAN & MODERN TURKEY: Observations and Excerpts from 1300 to 2009. From sources in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin and Turkish, with introduction and some annotation.
English

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Rätten till föräldraskap

English
Agerblad, Annika, Dr. Adolf Ratzka.  1995.  Rätten till föräldraskap.
Rätten till föräldraskap

konferens arrangerad av Handikappombudsmannen och STIL,
med stöd från Allmänna Arvsfonden, Stockholm 28-29 augusti 1995

Dokumentation och bearbetning:
Annika Agerblad och Adolf Ratzka Stockholm, september 1995

Regel 9. Familjeliv och personlig integritet

"Staterna bör främja möjligheten för människor med funktionshinder att leva familjeliv. De bör främja deras rätt till personlig integritet och se till att lagar inte diskriminerar människor med funktionsnedsättning när det gäller sexuella relationer, äktenskap och föräldraskap."

Ur FNs Standardregler, 1993

STIL, the Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living

English
Dr. Adolf Ratzka.  1996.  STIL, the Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living.

In Intalian

Background

In order to better understand the work and role of STIL some background information on Swedish social politics is provided here.

Division of responsibility in the social area

The Swedish social welfare system is administered by the three levels of government: central state, county councils, and local governments. The national government is responsible for issuing laws and regulations and their enforcement. In addition, functions such as social insurance, housing subsidies, labor market measures including vocational rehabilitation and education are administered at this level.

Costs and Benefits of Accessible Environments: A Case Study

English
Dr. Adolf Ratzka.  1984.  Costs and Benefits of Accessible Environments: A Case Study.

Report of the International Expert Seminar
Building Concept for the Handicapped

Stockholm, Sweden, April 10-12, 1984

Contents


Costs and Benefits of Accessible Environments: A Case Study

By Adolf Ratzka, Ph.D.


In this paper I will first give a very simplified theoretical justification for public subsidization of accessibility measures. I then present the results of a recent study as an illustration both of a methodological approach and of the various costs and benefits involved. I conclude the presentation with a few remarks on the role of economic evaluations in this area.

Hemservice - i vems regi?

English
Dr. Adolf Ratzka.  1982.  Hemservice - i vems regi?

Följande artikel publicerades 1982 i maj och juni-numren av Svensk Handikapptidskrift. Det var 2 år före STIL:s tillkomst. I en tid där den etablerade handikapprörelsen kämpade som hårdast för sina institutionella boendeformer av typ boendeservice eller förstärkt (more of the same) boendeservice. Så här i efterhand är det lätt att se att artikeln har historiskt värde. Den lanserade begreppen:

"personlig assistent",
"personlig assistans i brukarregi"
finansiering av personlig assistans genom riksförsäkringsverket.

Det tog 12 år tills visionen blev verklighet.

Conference on Legislation for Human Rights

English
Handikappombudsmannen, Independent Living Sverige.  1998.  Conference on Legislation for Human Rights.

Arranged by Handikappombudsmannen in cooperation with
Independent Living Sverige
Stockholm, Sweden 24 August 1998

På svenska


More and more countries have anti-discrimination legislation in connection with disability. At the conference on Legislation for Human Rights held in Stockholm on 24 August 1998 experts from several countries with such legislation presented how the legislation has functioned in their countries and their reflections on the situation of disabled people in their respective country.

In Sweden the traditional disability policy has been focused on support to the individual and compensation of disadvantages through special services.

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