Increasing accessibility for disabled persons for seamless inclusion in society


SUMMARY: Are you familiar with the concept of “seamless accessibility”? I certainly was not before interning with the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL). I envisioned accessibility to mean a modern building filled with ramps and elevators, but rarely considered access beyond the building. While inclusive facilities are essential for people with disabilities, accessibility and inclusion go far beyond architecture. Accessibility means that people with disabilities are able to fully participate in all areas of society, and that access is different for each person.

 Read more from the U.S. Department of State's official blog.

Published: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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