Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD)

2017 Southern Africa Round Table Forum Report

2017 Disability Rountable Report

 

PUBLICATION DATE:

June 2017

CATEGORY

Cross-Disability

FUNDING AGENCY:

The Norwegian Federation of Organisations of Disabled People (FFO).

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

In Southern Africa,it is estimated that85-95% of persons with disabilities who need assistive technology (AT) do not have access. Improving access to AT is a problem that will take concerted effort on many fronts; however, one key challenge at this stage is simply lack of information about the availability of AT within the target countries.  Although information alone will not increase access to AT, its absence is a major barrier to reducing the unmet

 

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