Key to achieving widespread accessibility of ICTs for persons with disabilities is strictly enforced local legislation and regulations. This Expert Zone seeks to explore what different countries and regions of the world are currently doing to write and enforce legislation and regulations that ensure equal access to ICTs for persons with disabilities. Disability Policy Blog: Contribution by Inmaculada Placencia-Porrero
Inmaculada Placencia-Porrero is Deputy Head of Unit, for Integration of persons with disabilities within the European Commission Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.
Our expert blogger, Inmaculada Placencia-Porrero, launches the dicussion on disability policy by addressing what the European Union is doing in the area of disability strategy and accessibility, focusing on the EU's "Action Plan" on "Establishing Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities".