Article 26

Habilitation and rehabilitation

This article focuses on enabling persons with disabilities to attain and maintain: maximum independence; full physical, mental, social and vocational ability; and full inclusion and participation in all aspects of life. It requires the organisation, strengthening and extension of comprehensive habilitation and rehabilitation services and programmes, particularly in the areas of health, employment, education and social services.

Examples of CRPD Article 26 good practice case studies are available on the Making it Work Good Practice database  To view these good practices, click on the following link: Article 26 Habilitation and rehabilitation

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 26 of the CRPD.