IYDP

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IYDPInternational Year of Disabled Persons (1981)
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This project brings together the local and global dimensions of disability and examines the interaction, tension and conflict between these two aspects by undertaking the first comprehensive study of the far-reaching political, societal and cultural implications of the International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP) which was organized under the auspices of the United Nations in 1981.
An OBE for her work for disabled people came next, and when the United Nations set up the International Year of Disabled Persons, Ann and Derek also founded the National Information Forum charity to encourage UK organisations to come up with innovative ways of disseminating news and information.
The United Nations observed the International Year of Disabled Persons in 1981.
"It is thirty years since the United Nations first observed the International Year of Disabled Persons under the theme "Full Participation and Equality".
The UN declared 1981 as the International Year of Disabled Persons to awaken awareness among the member countries regarding the rights of disabled persons.
It was the "International Year of Disabled Persons," and, to commemorate the occasion, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) held the first National Veterans Wheelchair Games (NVWG).
Yet when he later released a song called Spasticus Autisticus, which he'd written to sensibly protest against the 'International Year of Disabled Persons', the BBC simply banned it.
The event was started in 1981, the "International Year of Disabled Persons."
"Who would have thought [after] a sporting event in commemoration of the International Year of Disabled Persons in 1981, that 25 years later we would still be conducting these Games?
Richmond's West End Jaycees and the Veterans Administration (VA) sponsored the inaugural Games in recognition of the International Year of Disabled Persons.
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