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Water and sanitation for disabled people and other vulnerable groups: Designing services to improve accessibility

Jones, H., B. Reed, Eds.: WEDC, (2005)

Pdf files are available by chapter or for the complete version; in English and French Based on three years of international research and collaboration with water and sanitation and disability sector organisations, this book fills a significant gap in knowledge, and should be of interest to the following audiences: Water and sanitation sector planners, to enable them to consider the needs of disabled people in low-income communities in the development of strategies and general programme design; Water and sanitation service providers, to enable them to implement ordinary programmes and services in ways that include disabled people; Organisations providing disability services, to enable them to address the issue of access to water and sanitation in their work; and Disabled people's organisations, providing information and ideas to use in advocacy for access and rights, and to engage in the consultation process.

Fair'n Square

Handicap International; UNICEF, (2018)

Accessed October 2018 The Information, Orientation and Social Support Service (SIOAS) reaches out to people with disabilities, mainly through its mobile teams, in 35 of the poorest neighborhoods in Maputo, Matola and Beira and will soon also be present in Tete and Nampula; these are five of the most populous urban centers in Mozambique. The SIOAS has a special focus on children. O Serviço de Informação, Orientação e Acompanhamento Social (SIOAS) abrange pessoas portadoras de deficiência, principalmente através das suas brigadas móveis, em 35 dos bairros mais pobres de Maputo, Matola e Beira e em breve também estará presente em Tete e Nampula; estes são cinco dos centros urbanos mais populosos de Moçambique. O SIOAS tem um foco especial em crianças.

Disabled village children. 2nd edition

Werner, D., Eds.: Hesperian , (2018)

A guide for community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families. This manual covers identifying primary and secondary disabilities, developing skills for daily living, and working through behavior problems. The new 2018 edition features new topics, including mental and developmental disabilities, microcephaly and Zika, causes of birth defects and childhood disability, epilepsy and seizures, hearing loss and vision problems, HIV, leprosy, and more, and has updated information on polio, cerebral palsy, juvenile arthritis, muscular dystrophy, and medications. Readers will find instructions on how to build six different wheelchairs using local resources; useful therapy techniques, such as making fun and educational toys; ideas for improving playground accessibility for all children; and low-cost rehabilitation aids and adaptations for home and community. You can download chapter 4 for free. The complete book is available at Hesperian Book STore

All under one roof. Disability-inclusive shelter and settlements in emergencies

International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies; CBM: Handicap Internationl, (2015)

The Inclusion Imperative: Towards Disability-inclusive and Accessible Urban Development

Disability Inclusive and Accessible Urban Development (DIAUD), (2016)

Key Recommendations for an Inclusive Urban Agenda

Joint position paper on the provision of mobility devices in less resourced settings

World Health Organization; USAID, (2011)

A step towards implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) related to personal mobility.

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