Disabilities around the World

Clichés, facts and figures about people with special needs. In this category find out about disabilities around the world.

What is the difference between intellectual disability, mental disability and psychiatric disability? How many blind people and low-vision people are in your country? Go beyond clichés about deaf and heard-of-hearing people.

Get to know more about disabled people. You will be surprised!

 

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Brisbane: A City for Everyone

Brisbane: A City for Everyone

Currently in Australia, it has been estimated that approximately 357,000 people are either blind or experience some form of vision impairment. This number has been projected to increase to 564,000 by 2030. Taking into consideration these statistics, how can the City of Brisbane improve street navigation of people living with some form of visual limitation?

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