Article 20 – United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Article 20 reaffirms that States Parties shall take effective measures to ensure personal mobility with the greatest possible independence for persons with disabilities, including by:

a) Facilitating the personal mobility of persons with disabilities in the manner and at        the time of their choice, and at affordable cost;

b) Facilitating access by persons with disabilities to quality mobility aids, devices,              assistive technologies and forms of live assistance and intermediaries, including by            making them available at affordable cost;

c) Providing training in mobility skills to persons with disabilities and to specialist              staff working with persons with disabilities;

d) Encouraging entities that produce mobility aids, devices and assistive technologies        to take into account all aspects of mobility for persons with disabilities.