Disability in Italy

Curated news and resources on inclusion and rights

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This page has curated news from Italy. There are a total of 7 links.


Disaster Risk Reduction and Crisis Response

Death toll mounts in Italy’s worst flooding for 100 years Older and disabled people trapped in homes as rescuers battle harsh conditions in Emilia-Romagna region (2023, the Guardian)

History and Memorial

Book review of 'Disability and Tourism in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Italy' (2023, H-Disability)

A new book on Prosthetics and Assistive Technology in Ancient Greece and Rome. (2022, Cambridge University Press)

Humanitarian, Migrants and Refugees


How a photo of a Syrian father and son led to a new life in Italy (photo shows father and son both with physical disabilities) (2022, the Guardian)


Disability, Rehabilitation, and Assistive Technologies for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Italy: Policies and Challenges. “The lack of a standardized vulnerability assessment represents the main barrier to the organization of specific services for migrants within the community.” (2023, Societies)

Policy and Rights

Lack of financial and social support to family of people with disabilities amounted to human rights violation, according to the UN committee on rights of persons with disabilities. (2022, UNRIC)