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Students with Disabilities in Brazil

Posted on October 14, 2020


Although laws have been passed to make Brazil more accessible to people with disabilities, accessibility for students with disabilities (Brazil Gets a Zero) in Brazil is limited. Due to a lack in infrastructure, accessible public transportation, and uneven terrain, students with limited mobility may find mobility more difficult than what is customary in the United States. While some people with disabilities in Brazil have access to government benefits, many special needs facilities are inadequate and partially accessible in comparison to other more developed nations. This makes navigating Brazil tricky for students with disabilities. In general, rural areas are more difficult to navigate in Brazil for those with mobility issues than urban areas.

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