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Find some useful information for persons with disabilities, their families and the Dubai community at large.

Define How the

Dubai Universal Design Code

The purpose of the Dubai Universal Design Code is to define how the built environment and transportation systems in the Emirate shall be designed, constructed and managed to enable one to approach, enter, use, egress from and evacuate independently, in an equitable and dignified manner, to the greatest extent possible, in line with the UniversalDesign concept.


Terminology for People of Determination

Handbook for disability in media and communication

Child Protection

Disability and Child Protection

Stigma, ignorance, neglect, superstition and communication barriers for children with disabilities are among the social factors that contribute to their discrimination and isolation from society.

Disability Worldwide

One Billion People Live with a Disability Worldwide

Over one billion people live with some form of disability worldwide, according to a 2011 study by the World Health Organization and the World Bank.

Scientific Information

World Report on Disability

The World Report on Disability assembles the best available scientific information on disability to improve the lives of people with disabilities and facilitate the implementation of the CRPD.


UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

A convention that promotes the respect and dignity of persons with disabilities.