took place in London to evaluate what had been learnt about mental health during the war.
On 29 July 1948 the day of the Opening Ceremony of the London 1948 Olympic Games.
following trials in the U.S and Canada. Thanks to the vaccine, by the 21st century polio cases were reduced by 99 percent worldwide.
took place in Rome featuring 400 athletes from 23 countries. Since then they have taken place every four years.
took place designated by the World Federation for Mental Heath at its annual meeting in Copenhagen.
was created by Danish design student Susanne Koefoed and still used today to let people know there are accessible facilities in an area or building.
held in Cambridge, England called, "Mobility for the Elderly and Handicapped."
The General Assembly proclaimed 1981 as the International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP).
passed which amends the Chronically Sick and Disabled persons Act 1970 and seeks to strengthen requirements for building access and design.
which recognised the pressing need for the full participation and equality of people with disabilities.
the Norwegian Council on Disability publishes a report on how building design and planning can improve the conditions of disabled people.
"From day one, you felt there was something extraordinarily special in the air. It probably marked the time and place when Paralympians genuinely became part of the Olympic Movement." British Gold Medallist Tanni Grey Thompson.
"All for one and one for all." A European Year for Equal Rights for People with Disabilities.
To promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities.
which updated existing acts and in the case of disability, employers and service providers came under a duty to make reasonable adjustments to their workplaces to overcome the barriers experienced by people with a disability.
Guide dogs began to be allowed at the Western Wall, due to a new ruling by Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch.
This was the first national Canadian legislation on accessibility to affect all government departments and federally regulated agencies.
begins to fund costs associated with disability.