In Norway, the term disability is defined as a product of socially constructed barriers restricting individuals with impairments from participating in society.
Norway have free-of-charge support services for students with disabilities in higher education.
For the Deaf population, there is a Facebook group where all other Deaf students in higher education provide tips, information, and support each others in higher education. This Facebook Group is called Døve i Høyere Utdanning - DiHU (Deaf in Higher Education). This is a "handbook" for all Deaf students in higher education in Norway.
Resources for Students with Disabilities in Norway
There is no standard definition of the term disability in Belgium. There are three communities and each community has its own set of definitions of disability; there is no accepted definition. Those three communities are:
Because data on disability in Belgium is difficult to compare and interpret, there is a lack of a clear definition of disability.
The rights of people with disabilities in Belgium are protected by special legislation that deals exclusively with disability issues.
Resources for Students with Disabilities in Belgium
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