Including children with disabilities - How can the education sector respond?

Children with disabilities are less likely to attend and complete school putting at risk international targets for Education for All is one of the findings of the recently released World Report on Disability.
Produced by the World Bank and by WHO the report suggests that the estimated 150 million children with disabilities face numerous barriers to education including stigma and discrimination. This exclusion can lead to poor health and education outcomes.

Sergio Meresman, Rosangela Berman Bieler and Katia Edmundo assess what challenges and responses SHN programmes face in mainstreaming inclusion in education.

They highlight the work of the Everyone's School programme in Brazil and Uruguay which is supporting SHN programmes to find a response to exclusion from education.
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