The Disability Support Gap: Community Support for Persons with Disabilities in Low- and Middle-Income Countries; Discussion Paper


Vasquez Encalada, A.; Gupta, S.; Cote, A.; Tanhchareun, T.; Ghanem, A.; Pereira, M.A.
Centre for Inclusive Policy: Washington, DC, USA, 2022.

Disability inclusion requires community support for persons with disabilities. Supporting one another is an intrinsic element of community life. The human condition is one of interdependency: everyone needs help from others in many areas of life. Some forms of support are taken for granted and naturally embedded in society. Still, the additional support that many persons with disabilities require to participate in community and live with dignity is often not available, creating significant inequalities in participation and the exercise of rights. Read more