The United Nations Convention On The Rights Of Peoples With Disabilities

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Introduction Accessibility is taken for granted by most until such person is unable to perform the same act with the same efficiency. This is the problem with accessibility it is thought as of an action that is done with no ease for those with the ability to do so, but that is not the case for peoples with disabilities. The United Nations Convention on the rights of peoples with disabilities and the United Nations Convention on the right to education both state that education is a fundamental right that all are equally eligible to obtain. The CRPD states that education is a main principle that must be accessible to all, but that accessibility is compromised when the routes students with physical impairments take to be able to attend class…show more content…
As the general principles outline in their main objectives, it leads into the conventions article 24 that rephrases that any student with any form of disability can have the same opportunity to be integrated in the same school system as a student without disability. With the opportunity to access all schools personal mobility can become an issue especially when it is directed towards travelling from one class to another, this is why under article 20 (personal mobility) of the CRPD state parties are to “take effective measures to ensure personal mobility with the greatest possible independence for persons with disabilities.” If this provision is properly used, then accessibility is not a problem since
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