Social protection for people with disabilities - Finland

This report analyses a few important in-cash and in-kind social protection provisions available to adults (i.e. people aged 18 or above) with disabilities. There are other important provisions available to them in areas not covered in this report. In line with Article 1 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), “people with disabilities” are “those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others”.