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Why It Is Time to Make Inclusive Development Inclusive | Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo | TEDxFoggyBottom

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South African Charlotte McClean outlines 5 building blocks to realise rights of persons with disabilities: 1. Enabling legislation 2. accessible spaces and services 3. Data collection 4. Societal attitudinal change 5. Empowering people with disabilities
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MarieSchoeman's curator insight, July 10, 2016 6:43 PM
South African Charlotte McClean outlines 5 building blocks to realise rights of persons with disabilities: 1. Enabling legislation 2. accessible spaces and services 3. Data collection 4. Societal attitudinal change 5. Empowering people with disabilities
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The invisible population - The Guardian

The invisible population - The Guardian | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

Despite Vietnam's generally positive progress in complying with CRPD, the country is increasing the number of orphanages and segregated programmes in a direct breach of the Convention. The MDRI report says that 48 percent of children with disabilities have no access to education and 33 percent are illiterate. "We admit the situation is not good in terms of their learning."

 
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Marie Schoeman's comment, June 12, 2013 4:18 PM
How do so many countries manage to persuade themselves that continued institutionalisation can be married to the principles of the CRPD?
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Zero Project | Brazil’s billion dollar National Plan for Inclusive Education

Zero Project | Brazil’s billion dollar National Plan for Inclusive Education | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it
The Brazilian National Plan of Rights of Persons with Disabilities ‘Living without Limit’ of 2011 is a national legally-binding policy that covers four areas: access to education, health care, social inclusion, and accessibility. Measures in basic education include: accessible school infrastructure and equipment, teacher training, accessible school buses, and the Continuous Cash Benefit School Programme.
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The Brazil Model could be replicated in Middle to Low Income countries to expand access for children with disabilities who are out of school.
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