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Reasonable accommodation of persons with disabilities in New Zealand

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Under the Disability Convention disabled people have the right to reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation is making changes that disabled people need to live a good life. This guide helps people to know what reasonable accommodation is and how to do it.

It is a joint publication issued by New Zealand’s Independent Monitoring Mechanism (IMM) established under Article 33 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. New Zealand’s IMM consists of the Ombudsman, the Human Rights Commission and the New Zealand Convention Coalition Monitoring Group.

Available in full and summary form, Easy Read and Te Reo Māori.

Video and audio versions

Reasonable accommodation of people with disabilities (New Zealand Sign Language) – YouTube

He whakaritenga whai tikanga mō te hunga hauā ki Aotearoa (te reo Māori audio version) – YouTube

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