Adolescents and Disability


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Essay #: 054590
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Adolescents and Disability
Globally, many individuals between the ages of 10-24 live with a variety of different physical, sensory, intellectual or mental health disabilities that are significant enough to impair their daily lives. Of these individuals a majority of them live in the developing world where they are routinely excluded from most economic, social and educational opportunities. Therefore in this paper the author will assess the exclusion of disabled adolescents in international policies and programs.
Of all groups with disability, the groups about which we know the least are disabled adolescents. What distinguishes this group of youth are not their common needs, but the fact that these needs continue to go...
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