Parents’ association for disabled children and adults.
A.GE.DI. is a parents’ Association in favour of disabled
children and adults whose central site is located at Reggio
Association, which is not for ludicrous purposes, has the
it operates functions to support disabled children and
it promotes sauce – cultural initiatives that involve the
public opinion regarding alienation problems;
it supports the families psychologically and practically
from the most critical period of the acceptance process of the
it spreads right scientific information
between the families and
the public opinion by suitable
neans, involving sensibility campaigns, that emphasise the
consequences derived from the disabled child’s, social, familiar
and moral interaction;
it also co-operates (whenever it is needed) trough
voluntary services with all public and private institutions, both
local and national, that aim at protecting disabled people;
it supports and promotes by every single available mean the
creation of structures and initiatives to prevent the handicap, to
rehabilitate and to include disabled children in scholastic and
Association intends to include disabled people in society by means
of appropriate actions to stimulate every initiative and to
control that the rehabilitation has taken place.
Association intends to pursue these objectives:
it co-operates with public and private institutions trough
voluntary services and associations to remove the causes that
originate the handicap and the alienation culture;
it promotes the creation of
a Technical Advisory Committee formed by a specialised
team, of white some of
its operators are doctors;
it favours and manages directly or by means of its own
co-operative society some activities such as sanitary prevention,
training and sauce sanitary education, psychomotor rehabilitation,
home and school aid, as wheal as it creates protected workshops
whose products can be sold;
it fulfils every financial operations white is relevant to
the Association’s aims;
it engages conscentions objectors in civil service;
it organises study, work and vacation camps;
it organises cultural activities.
Association’s members can be families having disabled children
and adults and whoever accept fully this statute and is willing to
take part actively in
fulfilling the association’s aims, and to pay an annual fee
white will be fixed by the Assembly according to the Steering
admission is assigned by the Steering Committee by majority.
members are divided as fallow:
Ordinary: they are relatives within the fourth degree of
relationship and relations within the second degree, not more than
seven for every disabled person; disabled people in general, as
well as Disabled who ask to become a member, once they are
Friends: they are physical or juridical people that take
part and collaborate in the Associations’ life and activities;
Honour Members: they are those who have
performed great services in favour of the Association or
those who distinguish themselves due to special
the social, cultural and scientific fields.
elective task is reserved to Ordinary Members.
Association provides for development of its own initiatives by
financial means coming from Members’ fees, from public and
private contributions, to donations, subventions, bequests and
Associations’ organs are the Assembly, the Steering Committee,
the Technical Advisory Committee,
Audit (auditor of accounts) College and the Arbiters College.
Committees are expected to be set up in every public or private
medical sites operating to rehabilitate Disabled
people, which are formed by Ordinary Members who benefit
from their services.
Departments can be set up in every place where at least twenty
Ordinary Members live and make a request for it.
licence must be released from the central Steering Committee.
Assembly consists of the Ordinary
Members who have sent
in an application two months before the date of the meeting notice
and who have affected all payments of the member fee.
and Honour Members can attend
and take part in the Assembly, without the right to vote.
Assembly needs on a regular basis twice a year
to examine and approve of, entually, the activities
program, the estimate and appropriation accounts and to verify the
Assembly takes in the election of the Steering Committee, of the
Audit and the Arbiters Colleges.
Assembly resolves by a majority of the first convocation members
and by a majority of those present at the second convocation.
Ordinary Member cans not to take part in the Assembly with more
then six delegations.
Steering Committee is
formed by nine members, from wham one is by right Sanitary
Co-ordinator of the Technical Advisory Committee and the rest –
eight of then – are elected by the Assembly among the Ordinary
Members so integrated have full right to vote. In the Steering
Committee people in charge of voluntary services or subsidiaries
dependent on the Association can take part
but without the right to vote.
a member of the Steering Committee is absent for three consecutive
times without a justified reason, he loses the office.
Steering Committee remains in
office for three years
and can be relented. It nominates within its own
framework the President, the Vice-President, the Secretary
and the Administrator.
case of resignations or of another reason one Steering Committee
member goes out of office before the set fixed term, the
composition of the same will be integrated on the basis of above
modalities in the previous articles but the term of the whole
committee remains unchanged.
Steering Committee is invested with all the Ordinary powers
excepting for what is reserved to the Assembly. The Steering one
decides about the members ‘ admission, it provides
for necessary Associaltonacts and arrange the balance.
Steering Committee has the necessary power
to adapt the measures concerning the life and the
administration of the Association and its regular functioning. It
has also the power to control everything that is in the daily
Steering Committee studies and takes steps regarding every single
activity; it formulates the internal regulations; it appoints,
suspends and dismisses the staff. It establishes the economic
treatment complied with laws.
President and the Secretary have the minute-book. The President
convokes and presides the Steering Committee. When it is necessary
there is an extraordinary convocation on request of the President
or, at least, of four members of the same Committee.
decisions of the Steering Committee are passed with the
participation of seven members, at least, of the Steering
Committee and by majority of those present.
President is elected by the Sterring Committee with the presence
of seven members, at least, and the with the majority of the
term of office is of three years and then he can re-elected.
President represents the Association legally and he decides the
right measures when it is absolute necessary. Then he informs the
Steering Committee during the first following meeting.
the President is not present can be substituted by
President can delegate part of his power to the Vice-President on
a regular basis.
administrator is responsible for the financial and administrative
activity of the Association. He Keeps the accounts-books
and menages the receipts in general
as well as payments
and all necessary expenses.
Secretary provides to compile the minutes of the Steering
Committee and of the Assembly and also all acts
of the Secretary’s
Association, to realise its aims, makes use a Technical Advisory
Committee formed by an equips of specialists that the Steering
Assembly elects for three years a Committee of three Auditors that
exercise the account vigilance of the Association.
financial operation begins on 1° January and finishes on31th
December every year.
By 30th to April the Steering Committee presents to the
Assembly the balance – sheet of the previous year and also the
report of the Auditor, for the Assembly to examine and approve of.
By 15th December every year the Steering Committee
presents the following year’s minute according to the Auditor’s
three years the Assembly elects three members that form the
College of Arbitrators.
College decide about controversies among the committees of the
Association and also among the members themselves. It communicates
to them all the decisions.
new College, in its first meeting, elects its President. The
President of the College decides meetings and takes care of the
preservation of minutes.
the offices are practised free of charge. Only estimated cast must
Steering Committee, with the approval of the Association, proposes
internal rules that establish the rules of execution of this
Statute and of the organisation of the Technical Advisory
for decision of Steering Committee, aren’t members no more, and
also defaulting and unworthy members.
case of death and in every other case, the member is not entitled
to the Association’s patrimony.
if the member has given personal real assets.
case of extinction of the Association, the patrimony must be
transferred to public or private institutions that act for aims
similar to those of A.GE.DI. (Association parents’ for disabled
children and adults), according to the aolowing
chance this Statue is necessary the presence of two thirds of the
Ordinary Members and the favourable vote of the majority of
decide the dissolution of the Association and the transfer of the
patrimony, it is necessary the vote of the two thirds of
the Ordinary Members.
Concerning wat is not
present in this Statute there is the reference point in the rules
of Civil Code.
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