Magsayo John Nicholas S. BTLEd ICT 2B The Historical Timeline of how the Models of Disability Evolved.

  • Decade of Disables Persons

    The proclamation in December 1982 of the United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons (1983-1992) prompted an increase of activity designed to improve the situation and status of persons with disabilities. Emphasis was placed on raising new financial resources, improving education and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, and increasing their participation in the life of their communities and country.
  • Concept & Disability Awareness Arise

    making it easier for the people with disabilities and the society to develop empathy for one another. Disability awareness helps in sub-siding the stereotypical mindset of the society, hence providing vast opportunities for everyone to get involved in creating a positive, inclusive society for all.
  • Declaration or the Rights of Disables Persons

    The Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons was a declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations, made on 9 December 1975. It is the 3447th resolution made by the Assembly.
  • International Year for Disabled Persons

    1981 was proclaimed the International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP) by the United Nations. It called for a plan of action with an emphasis on equalization of opportunities, rehabilitation, and prevention of disabilities.
  • World Program of Actions concerning Disables Persons

    to promote effective measures for prevention of disability, rehabilitation, and the realization of the goals of ”full participation” of disabled persons in social life and development, and of ”equality”. This means opportunities equal to those of the whole population and an equal share in the improvement in living conditions resulting from social and economic development.
  • Treaty of Amsterdam

    The Treaty of Amsterdam, officially the Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts, was signed on 2 October 1997 and entered into force on 1 May 1999.
  • Declarations of International Day of Disabled Persons (Dec,3)

    3 December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). On this Day WHO joins partners to celebrate "a day for all". This theme reflects a growing understanding that disability is part of the human condition. Almost everyone will be temporarily or permanently impaired at some point in life. Despite this, few countries have adequate mechanisms in place to respond fully to the needs of people with disabilities.
  • Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for persons with Disabilities

    The Standard Rules consists of 22 rules summarizing the message of the World Programme of Action. The Rules incorporate the human rights perspective which had developed during the Decade. The 22 rules concerning persons of disabilities consist of four chapters – preconditions for equal participation, target areas for equal participation, implementation measures, and the monitoring mechanism – and cover all aspects of life of persons with disabilities.
  • European Community Disability Strategy

    In pursuance of the United Nations Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, the Commission adopted a new strategy in this regard and it is set out in its Communication on "Equality of Opportunity for People with Disabilities - A New Community Disability Strategy 1996"
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

    The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union brings together the most important personal freedoms and rights enjoyed by citizens of the EU into one legally binding document. The Charter was declared in 2000, and came into force in December 2009 along with the Treaty of Lisbon. The purpose of the Charter is to promote human rights within the territory of the EU.
  • 2003-2010 European Year of People of Disabilities.

    The European Union declared 2003 the European Year of People with Disabilities in order to raise awareness about the situation of its millions of disabled citizens. It is currently estimated that at least 10 percent of the EU population will be affected at some point in their life by a disability.
  • Equal opportunities for people with disabilities: A European Action Plan.

    to promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities by incorporating disability issues into Community policies and to consolidate cooperation between the Member States in preventing all forms of discrimination on grounds of disability.
    The Council reaffirms its commitment to equal opportunities for people with disabilities and to the principle of avoiding or abolishing all forms of negative discrimination based solely on disability.
  • Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities of the United Nations.

    The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an international human rights treaty of the United Nations intended to protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities.
  • Millennium Development Goals and Post-2015 Development Agenda

    The Post-2015 Development Agenda was a process from 2012 to 2015 led by the United Nations to define the future global development framework that would succeed the Millennium Development Goals. The new framework, starting from 2016 is called Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Europe 2020: A Strategy for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth.

    Europe 2020 is the European Union’s ten-year growth strategy that puts forward three mutually reinforcing priorities: –Smart growth: developing an economy based on knowledge and innovation.
    –Sustainable growth: promoting a more resource-efficient, greener and more competitive economy.
    – Inclusive growth: fostering a high-employment economy delivering social and territorial cohesion.