Down syndrome – Projects and services supporting Independent Life in Spain

Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2023 17.00 h. CET, per Zoom
Speaker: Prof. Pep Ruf i Axiàs
Translation: Croatian, Czech, French, German, Turkish and Ukrainian
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Since 10 years ago, more than 60 organizations from all over Spain collaborate in the “Independent Living Network” of DOWN ESPAÑA, where they develop different models and activities to support the independent life and social inclusion of people with Down syndrome and other situations of intellectual disabilities.


Professor Pep Ruf i Axiàs
Professor Pep Ruf i Axiàs

Pedagogue. Coordinator of the Independent Living Network of Down España. Technical director of support area for individuals and the community, on the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation (FCSD). Professor of social education at Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).