It’s time for Indonesians to say goodbye to the ‘supercrip’

Indonesia has received widespread praise for the successful organisation of the 2018 Asian Games and Asian Para Games. While Indonesia deserved the plaudits it received, the Games also served to highlight outdated attitudes to people with disability. Asian Para Games athlete Maria Goreti Samiati. Photo by Mohammad Ayudha for Antara. Life for people with disability in…

People with disability: locked out of learning?

Indonesian students with disability are challenged by inadequate support and lack of accessible teaching and learning facilities. Photo by Tommy Kristiawan Permadi. Indonesia has made good progress towards increasing enrolment in higher education but it still has a long way to go to improve equity – especially for people with disability. Stigma, physical barriers and a…