April D'Aubin

Literacy for Whom? Women with Disabilities Marginalized (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

Almost half of the people with disabilities in Canada are illiterate, and even greater numbers are illiterate in the developing regions of the world. Disabled women are less likely to be literate than disabled men. Disabled people, particularly disabled women, need specific consideration within the learner population. Literacy is both a gender issue and a disability issue.

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