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Accessibility in the university environment and its perception by students with disability.

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The University and Disability Observatory (OUD) is formed by the Accessibility Chair of UPC and the ONCE Foundation. The main goal of OUD is to know and analyze the present and the future state of disability in the Spanish public University. OUD, through its annual reports in the field of accessibility, design for all and disability on the Spanish Universities, has been set as a tool to know, disseminate, diagnose and promote efficient actions to improve access to the University and the labor market. The first research follows a sociological approach and it focus on the accessibility in the public Spanish Universities and how it is perceived by students with disabilities. In this research, Accessibility regulation implementation, Accessibility Plan availability and particular actions to promote equal oportunities are checked. Regarding to the disabled students’ perception before the University and its accessibility, the points being considered are the arquitectural environment, the technical resources, the services for inclusion and the social interactions with different actors (relatives, parents and teachers)


Leadership:Fundación ONCE.
Participants:Càtedra d’Accessibilitat, Centre d’Estudis per a la Dependència de la UPC, Vía Libre, Universitat de Salamanca, Universitat d’Oviedo, Universitat de la Rioja, Universitat Carlos III de Madrid, Universitat de Murcia, Universitat de Castilla la Manxa, Universitat de Cantabria, Universitat de Jaen, Universitat de Granada, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Universitat de Navarra, Universitat de València Estudis Generals, Universitat de Lleó, UNED, Universitat d’Extremadura, Universitat del País Vasc, Universitat Autònoma de Madrid, Universitat de Santiago de Compostela. Universitat de Barcelona, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat d’Alacant, Universitat d’Almeria, Universitat Politècnica de Madrid, Universitat de Girona, Universitat Rovira i Virgili i Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
Duration: 2008.
More Info: http://hdl.handle.net/2117/10243
Funded by: Fundación ONCE.
Document Language: Español.