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How should data be used to inform policy that addresses the disability gap in accessible affordable housing for people with disabilities? Should subsidized housing be restricted to certain types of disabilities?

Dec 8, 20212 min read

Author: Andrew Lange The November forum discussion was intended to highlight the important role of government to provide affordable and accessible housing for people with disabilities, and how data can…

Government ownership is critical for disability inclusion in developing countries

Sep 16, 20216 min read

Author: Bagival Pradeep Kumar More than 80% of people with disabilities live in developing countries and face multiple barriers in their day-to-day life to access basic rights on an equal…

What strategies work for ensuring persons with disabilities get access to livelihood or employment opportunities?

Aug 2, 20215 min read

Author: Tom Shakespeare, Professor of Disability Research, LSHTM. Thanks to everyone who contributed to our discussion of interventions to remove barriers to employment of persons with disabilities. It was very…

How can we best support the education of children with disabilities in low and middle income countries?

How can we best support the education of children with disabilities in low and middle income countries?

Jul 6, 20216 min read

Author: Nidhi Singal Education of children with disabilities General Comment No. 4 on Article 24 issued in 2016 by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities defined inclusion…

How can we best provide community supports in low- and middle-income countries?

How can we best provide community supports in low- and middle-income countries?

May 31, 20216 min read

For many people with disabilities, access to support services -such as personal assistance, communication support, supported living arrangements and support for mobility- is a precondition to participate in society and…

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