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National Policy on Persons with Disabilities

Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of the People and Social Development Country Resources Disability Policies Trinidad and Tobago 5 December 2005 Policy document disability, policy

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The objectives are to:

a) To ensure the equal enjoyment of all human rights by persons with disabilities;
b) To ensure equality of opportunity for persons with disabilities;
c) To create a social, economic, political, and physical environment favouring the
integration and full participation in society of children, youth and adults with
disabilities;
d) To encourage self-reliance and to promote inclusion and participation of persons
with disabilities in the country's socio-economic development;
e) To eliminate marginalisation of and discrimination against persons with
disabilities;
f) To provide opportunities for a better quality of life for persons with disabilities.

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