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EASPD Provider forum - Slovenia 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:30 to 15:30

EASPD Provider forum - Slovenia 2021 Supporting persons with disabilities during COVID19 pandemic


11 May 2021, 12:30 – 15:30
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European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD) and Skupnosti organizacij za usposabljanje Slovenije (SOUS) are pleased to invite you to the Forum of Slovene service providers for persons with disabilities.


  • Understanding the state of play in support services in Slovenia
  • Exchange of practices and experiences among European and Slovenian providers
  • Recommendations on tackling current and future challenges based on experiences and lessons learned




12:30 – 12:45

Welcome address:
Jim Crowe, President of the European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)
Valerija Bužan, Vice-President of EASPD
Samo Rumež, President of Skupnosti organizacij za usposabljanje Slovenije  (SOUS)

12:45 – 13:00

Support services in the time of pandemic: European overview
(Topics covered: digitalization of services, funding, EU policies and initiatives, EASPD work)
Asel Kadyrbaeva, EASPD

13:00 – 13:50

Experiences from Europe:

  1. Children and Youth (Education and Living)

TBC Slovakia and Finland

  1. Adults (Employment and Living)

Katharina Bast, BAG, Germany
TBC (Spain)

13:50 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:50

Breakout/parallel sessions:

  1. Education and Living, moderated by Samo Rumež
  2. Employment and Living, moderated by Irena Ceglar

15:00 – 15:15

Reporting from Breakout sessions by Irena Ceglar and Samo Rumež

  • State of play in Slovenia
  • Key messages, lessons learned and recommendations for future -

15:15 – 15:30

Concluding remarks
Jim Crowe and Valerija Bužan

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