Although it’s 2020, people with disabilities still encounter many barriers to inclusion in our society: despite the Equality Act and the Education of Persons with Special Educational Needs (EPSEN) Act, Ireland has a long way to go to become truly inclusive. This 7 part short video series from Microsoft tackles some of the most common barriers, most of which are attitudinal rather than systemic.
Great to hear from the iconic Judy Heumann, a disability leader with over 4 decades of effective advocacy under her belt, among others. It’s by demystifying issues relating to disability in these simple ways, that we can all move on together. Inclusion isn’t an optional extra. It’s a right.