A global perspective on disability: a review of efforts to increase access and advance social integration for disabled persons.

@article{Chermak1990AGP,
  title={A global perspective on disability: a review of efforts to increase access and advance social integration for disabled persons.},
  author={Gail D. Chermak},
  journal={International disability studies},
  year={1990},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          123-7
        }
}
  • Gail D. Chermak
  • Published in
    International disability…
    1990
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Disability has emerged as a major public health problem worldwide, common to nations presenting disparate levels of socioeconomic development. Failure to integrate social welfare programmes within national development planning exacerbates difficulties arising from limited resources, with a disproportionate impact on disabled persons and other vulnerable groups. Such policy failure allows flagrant inequalities and social injustice to persist. Strategies are emerging, however, that are useful for… CONTINUE READING

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