Caravan2000 priorities for 2023 - 2024 years

26 June 2024

Different Sounds: Variety of Soundscapes

As part of a European project, an IB organization from Germany organized a music workshop called "Variety of Soundscapes" in Oberursel with the support of Aktion Mensch. Participants with and without disabilities from Germany, Poland, and Sweden took part.

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19 June 2024

Fathers of children with cerebral palsy meet

Spastic Children’s Foundation of Turkey (TSÇV) organized a fun cohesion activity towards the parents of children with disabilities. This specific activity focused solely on fathers, whom we invited to gather in our center.

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19 June 2024

New children’s books raise awareness about cerebral palsy

Spastic Children’s Foundation of Turkey (TSÇV) have published two new children’s book for raising awareness about Cerebral Palsy among elementary school students. With the books now in circulation, TSÇV aims to spark a positive change among elementary school students in their perception of and attitude towards cerebral palsy.

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18 June 2024

#IDforum2024: Advocate for Better and Meaningful Inclusion

Two teams from the Caravan 2000 network: Kara Bobowski (KB) and Jaunuoliu dienos centras (JDC), participated in the Inclusion and Diversity Forum, organized by SALTO, June 11-14, 2024, in Ostend, Belgium.

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11 April 2024

Medis 5 & Karolinska Institute: A Decade of Innovation

For over a decade, Medis 5 has nurtured a productive partnership with the occupational therapist program at the esteemed Karolinska Institute.

Each year, students from the program enrich our space with insightful workshops spanning diverse topics.

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8 April 2024

In the Heart of Autism

ALMA, in collaboration with the Onassis Foundation and Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, launches a desensitization program for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Greece.

This program, "IN THE HEART OF AUTISM," aims to alleviate anxiety during medical examinations, particularly in April, recognized as an autism awareness month.

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8 April 2024

Summer inspiration

In the warm embrace of summer, inspiration often comes from the most unexpected corners.

This is what happened in our organization, where Ervin became the only culinary enthusiast who single-handedly took responsibility for making a great cake.

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12 March 2024

Seminar: Cerebral Palsy Meeting

On December 2, we attended the Cerebral Palsy Meeting hosted by Hasan Kalyoncu University. During the seminar, we discussed topics such as post-earthquake orthopedic processes, physiotherapy approaches, orthosis and prosthesis rehabilitation, the effects of trauma and stress on speech, post-disaster special education services, and the psychological impact on children.

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7 March 2024

"Different Sounds" delights in Sweden

Under the leadership of our long-standing Polish partner "PSONI", the Southwest / Hesse Central region is currently involved in the European trilateral project "Different Sounds", in which people with disabilities musically stage their everyday stories.

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27 February 2024

Different Sounds Orchestra SWE/POL/GER

Medis 5 would like to share last week's visit from PSONI and IB within the Different Sounds project. A week full of rehearsals, spending creative time together, and working intensively with a great result.

We finished by holding two concerts presenting Different Sounds Orchestra, please hear the suggestive soundscapes for yourselves - at least the audience gave standing ovations!

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Response - My Story

26 February 2024

JDC, along with international partners, implemented of the RESPONSE project. This initiative aimed to gather various stakeholders to enhance their understanding and ability to provide rights-based and gender-responsive services for addressing gender-based violence against women with disabilities.

During the RESPONSE final event, Daiva (JDC service user) shared her personal story.

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