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LEV and TV Glad has produced two documentaries on UPPID’s work in Uganda to ensure better conditions for people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
Movie: Don’t look back - from deserter to crusader
Moses left his wife and intellectually disabled son. Ten years later he regrets his decision and returns to the family to begin a new life. A story of self-insight, forgiveness and understanding. See the movie
Movie: Parents for change
Lars Surrow, member of the executive committee of LEV, visits Vietnam to initiate a dialogue on how to be a parent in a Vietnamese context for a child with intellectual disabilities. See the movie
News story: More work needed to ensure people with disabilities access education
A news story from Myanmar Times about education of sepcial education teachers. Up to 53 % of Myanmar people 'with disabilities do not have acces to education while only 2 % hold bachelor’s degrees.' Read more
News story: From being an outcast to recognition – Uganda
Over the course of the last two years intellectually disabled people have gone from being outcasts to being recognized in Southern Uganda. Furthermore, they now are self-financing and do not need any more support. Read more
Movie: Voice of the Voiceless
Nangobi Magumba is a single mother to her son Moses, who has both a physical and intellectual disability. She explains how participation in a parent self-help group has helped her and her son to live a life with dignity instead of isolation.