Situation Analysis of Disability Resources and Needs of Shantytowns near Lima, Peru

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Cristina Redko
Jessica R. Hunt

Keywords

disability in the developing world, social/political discrimination, disability analysis

Abstract

Individuals in shantytowns of Lima, Peru experience unique challenges due to socioeconomic status and perceived inabilities.  A situation analysis using rapid ethnographic procedures was conducted to explore life with disability in shantytowns of Lima, Peru.  Participants and their caregivers expressed ideas to improve social inclusion of individuals with disabilities in their communities. 

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