Study on Deinstitutionalization of Children and Adults with Disabilities in Europe and Eurasia

The European Network on Independent Living for JBS International, Inc. - USAID

This report from USAID, prepared by the European Network on Independent Living, features the findings from a study on why little progress has been made to end the institutionalization of people with disabilities in Eastern Europe and Eurasia. The report provides an overview of the situation of children and adults with disabilities in the region, offers information on the key principles and important elements of deinstitutionalization, describes the progress made to achieve deinstitutionalization, and concludes with recommendations for USAID Missions interested in deinstitutionalization programs.