Symposium on "Disabilities: economic and social challenges - how research can contribute"




Along with the French National Solidarity Fund for Autonomy (CNSA), French Directorate for Research, Studies, Evaluation and Statistics (DREES), French Graduate School of Public Health (EHESP), Public Health Thematic Multi-Organization Institute (ITMO) and Health Technologies ITMO, the French Institute for Public Health Research (IReSP) is organizing a symposium entitled Disabilities: economic and social challenges - how research can contribute” at the French Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Paris on October 9 and 10, 2013.
This symposium will look at three themes: 1) Rights and participation: how do disabled people find out about their rights and how do they exercise these? 2) Schooling of disabled children, student training and occupational integration and 3) Loss of autonomy: economic challenges. This symposium is open to researchers and academics as well as political decision-makers, healthcare professionals and associations.
This symposium is free but online registration beforehand is mandatory. Final registration will then be confirmed by the IReSP based on the number of places available.

For more information, please consult the symposium’s website


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