Social protection for people with disabilities - Austria
This report analyses some important cash and in-kind social protection provisions available to adult people with disabilities (i.e. people aged 18 or above). There are other important provisions available to them in other areas not covered in this report. In line with Article 1 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, “people with disabilities” should be understood as “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”.