Maarit Aalto - Disability Expert

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My expertise

Comprehensive expertise in the field of Disability
My experiences

Substantial knowledge and experiences in the field of Disability at National, Nordic and European level

My expertise and experience

  • is based on various positions held and responsibilities I have covered for National, Nordic and European projects in the field of disability.
  • the projects and other work tasks contained numerous events of evaluation, education and coaching.

my themes

  • implementing the UN Convention on Rights of persons with disabilities
  • moving from Institutions to community based settings and dismantling the institutional culture in the services
  • developing cooperation forms between actors in an attempt to improve the life quality of persons with disabilities
  • abolishing discrimination,
  • improving participation in the persons own life and in society as well as
  • the disability policy in Finland, the Nordic countries and Europe.

Education of PSP – Personal Support Profile for implementation of Rights