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The recently launched Global Report on assistive Technology(GReAT) also highlights how adopting universal design and fostering the use of assistive products when needed can help improve functional ability thereby increasing accessibility.
Women and girls with disabilities are not an homogenous group and hence, the discrimination faced by them is also layered based on their socio-economic identities
Living with a disability, usually, comes at an added cost. While the chances of disabled people earning as much as non-disabled people are slim, the probability of them spending more than an average non-disabled counterpart is very high
Most of the World around us is designed by and for non-disabled people. It is very difficult for people with disabilities to navigate and function in this world.
The inaccurate representation of people with disabilities often promotes ‘othering’ as the media discerns the information regarding them as prejudiced, stereotyped and sensationalist.
The interview was conducted with Ms Judith Heumann, disability rights advocate at the Harkin Summit, Belfast, Ireland, by Mr Arman Ali, Executive Director, NCPEDP. The summit brings together key champions and implementers from around the world to increase the employment of people with disabilities. Judith (Judy) Heumann is a lifelong