Main issues raised by TBs:
  • Pending ratification of the Optional Protocol to the CRPD
  • Discrimination of persons with disabilities, including children with disabilities, in particular autistic children
  • Prohibition of solitary confinement in high security facilities applied to persons with a psychosocial disability
  • Need for comprehensive and disaggregated data collection, including on children with disabilities
  • Institutionalisation of children
  • Ill-treatment of children with disabilities, including through “packing”
  • Inclusive education: insufficient implementation and resources allocated
  • Early intervention and early developmental programs for children with disabilities