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Ley de Equiparacion de Oportunidades para las Personas con Discapacidad (Law of Equality of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities)

La Republica de El Salvador Country Resources disability, Disability Legislation El Salvador 27 April 2000 Legislation/regulation equality

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Objetivo de la ley, derechos y concientizacion social : Art. 1.- La presente Ley tiene por objeto establecer el régimen de equiparación de oportunidades para las personas con discapacidades físicas, mentales, psicológicas y sensoriales, ya sean congénitas o adquiridas. El Consejo Nacional de Atención Integral para las Personas con Discapacidad, que en lo sucesivo de la presente ley podrá llamarse el Consejo, formulara la política nacional de atención integral a las personas con discapacidad.

Art. 2.- La persona con discapacidad tiene derecho: 1.- A ser protegida contra toda discriminación, explotación, trato denigrante o abusivo en razón de su discapacidad. 2.- A recibir educación con metodología adecuada que facilite su aprendizaje. 3.- A facilidades arquitectónicas de movilidad vial y acceso a los establecimientos públicos y privados con afluencia de público. 4.- A su formación, rehabilitación laboral y profesional. 5.- A obtener empleo y ejercer una ocupación remunerada y a no ser despedido en razón de su discapacidad. 6.- A ser atendida por personal idóneo en su rehabilitación integral. 7.- A tener acceso a sistemas de becas

Objective of the Law, Rights and Social Awareness: Art. 1. The present Law aims to establish the rules on the equalization of opportunities for persons with physical, mental, psychological and sensory disabilities, either congenital or acquired. The National Council for Comprehensive Care of Persons with Disabilities, which in hereinafter in this Act may be called the Council, formulated the national policy of comprehensive care to people with disabilities.

Art. 2. The person with disabilities has a right: 1. To be protected against discrimination, exploitation, abuse or degrading treatmentbecause of their disability. 2. To receive appropriate education that facilitates their learning.
3. To access to public facilities and private and public establishments. 4. Training, work and vocational rehabilitation.5. Gainful employment and paid employment and not to be dismissed because of a disability. 6. To be serviced by qualified personnel in their comprehensive rehabilitation. 7. To have access to scholarship opportunities.


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