An Analytical Approach to People with Disabilities Mainstreaming Policies In Western and Arab Countries
AuthorsSafaa M. Issa Abdou
SessionC2. Standards, strategies and planning
Date and Time2014-06-17, 11:20 - 11:40
The rise of the number of Disabled Individuals, worldwide, to a billion, necessitates applying the policies that allow full participation in social life or Mainstreaming these Individuals. Western countries provide a good example in this respect and the choice of the United States and Sweden will be justified. As to Arab Countries, Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reveal efforts to integrate this group into social life and Mainstream its members.