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South African Government Policy: Library Guide: Disability

Bibliographic records and links of South African government policies, plans and strategies

Strategies

South Africa. Department of Health. Framework and strategy for disability and rehabilitation services in South Africa, 2015-2020.

Western Cape (South Africa). Office of the Premier.    Integrated provincial disability strategy (IPDS) /    Cape Town :   Office of the Premier, Western Cape,   2002. Shelf no. G PWC E.PREM.02.INTE

Access

City of Cape Town (South Africa). Universal Access Policy for the City of Cape Town. Policy No: 17958. Approved by Council 29 May 2014. C 38/05/14

South Africa. Department of Public Works. Disability policy guideline : our commitment towards a society for all will become a reality, from policy to practice. 

South Africa. Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities. National strategic framework on universal design and access. Pretoria: Government Printing Works, October 2021.

Stellenbosch Municipality (South Africa).  Universal Access Policy Framework (2015/6?)

School education

Special Needs Education

Western Cape. Education Department. Disability strategy. Cape Town Western Cape Education Department, [2011?] 

 

Employment

South African Human Rights Commission. Promoting the right to work of persons with disabilities : monitoring framework. Braamfontein : South African Human Rights Commission, 2015.

Genetics

South Africa. Department of Health.    Human genetics policy guidelines for the management and prevention of genetic disorders, birth defects and disabilities  Pretoria :   Dept. of Health,   2001. Shelf no. G 68 E.HEAL.01.HUMA
 

Housing

Gauteng. Department of Human Settlements. Gauteng special needs housing policy, May 2016. (Broken link.)

KwaZulu-Natal. Department of Human Settlements. Housing policy for the aged and disabled. 200-?

KwaZulu-Natal. Department of Human Settlements. Research report on the Housing policy for the aged and disabled

South Africa. National strategic framework on reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. [Pretoria: Department of Social Development,] September 2020. Also published in SA Government Gazette no. 45328 of 15 October 2021.

White papers

South Africa. Department of Social Development. White  paper   on  the   rights  of  persons  with  disabilities.  Approved by Cabinet on 9 December 2015. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.16.WHIT

South Africa. Department of Social Development. White paper on the rights of persons with disabilities: implementation matrix, 2015-2030

South Africa. Office of the Deputy President.    Integrated national disability strategy :   white paper.   [Pretoria :   Office of the Deputy President],   1997. Shelf no. G 68 E.PRES.97.INTE

Discussion documents

South Africa. Ministry in the Office of the President. Integrated national disability strategy :   discussion paper.    [Pretoria] :   The Ministry,   1996. Shelf no. G 68 E.HEAL.96.INTE
 

ICT

South Africa. Department of Communications.    Disability & ICT strategy.   Pretoria :   Department of Communications,   2012.
 

Intellectual disability

Western Cape. Policy framework: services to persons with intellectual disability. Cape Town: Western Cape Government, 2015.

Local government

South Africa. Department of Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs. Disability framework for local government, 2015-2020(Broken link.)

South Africa. Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Disability framework for local government, 2015-2020: a mainstreaming approach. (Broken link.)

South Africa. Department of Health. Disability framework for local government, 2009-2014. Shelf no. G 68 E.LOCA.09.DISA

South African Local Government Association. Disability Framework for Local Government & Reasonable Accommodation Workshop report, 4-5 September 2012.

Implementation

South Africa. Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities. Annual progress report on implementation of the White paper on the rights of persons with disabilities, 2017 - 2020. Pretoria: Government Printing Works, November 2022. In; South Africa. Government gazette no. 47526 (18 November 2022)

South Africa. Department of Social Development. First annual progress report on the implementation of the White paper on the rights of persons with disabilities, January - December 2016. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2017.

Policies

South Africa. Department of Health. Rehabilitation for all: national rehabilitation policy. Pretoria: Department of Health, November 2000.

South Africa. Department of Social Development.    Policy on disability.    [Pretoria :   Dept. of Social Development,   2009]. Shelf no. G 68 E.SOCI.09.POLI

South African Human Rights Commission. An SAHRC Policy Paper 1997 #5 Disability

Gauteng (South Africa). The disability rights policy of the Gauteng Provincial Government. (Broken link)

Gauteng Department of Education Disability rights policy.(Broken link)

City of Cape Town (South Africa). Vulnerable groups policy (Policy number 12399A) Revised and approved : 04 December 2013, C24/12/13

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Council. Disability policy guidelines(2005)

City of Johannesburg. Department of Social Development. Integrated Social  Development  Policy,  Planning  and Research Unit. People with disability policy 2020.

Swellendam Municipality. Policy on people with disabilities (2014)

Plans

South Africa. Department of Social Development, National Development Agency, South African Social Security Agency, UN Partnership to Promote the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The National development plan 2030: persons with disabilities as equal citizens. Pretoria: Department of Social Development, 2015. 

Post-school Education

South Africa. Department of Higher Education and Training. Draft framework and guidelines to accommodate students with disabilities in technical and vocational education and training colleges. Pretoria: Department of Higher Education and Training, 28 January 2022.

South Africa. Department of Higher Education and Training. Draft strategic disability policy framework for the post-school education and training system, 2016.

South Africa. Department of Higher Education and Training. Strategic policy framework on disability for the post-school education and training system. Pretoria: Department of Higher Education and Training, March 2018.

Public service

Legislative Support Programme. Framework strategy and implementation plan for dealing with disability in the legislative sector : final report, August 2007.

South Africa. Department of Public Service and Administration. Policy on reasonable accommodation and assistive devices for employees with disabilities in the public service. Pretoria : Department of Public Service and Administration, [2014.]

South Africa. Department of Public Service and Administration. JobACCESS strategic framework on the recruitment, employment and retention of persons with disabilities in the public service. Pretoria: Department of Public Service and Administration, [200-?]

South Africa. Department of Public Service and Administration. The public service JobACCESS implementation guidelines and plan on the recruitment, employment and retention of persons with disabilities. Pretoria: Department of Public Service and Administration, [200-?]

Western Cape (South Africa).    Policy statement on the management of the employment, development and career progression of people with disabilities.   Western Cape Provincial Government.    Cape Town :   Western Cape Provincial Government,   c2004.
Shelf no. G PWC E.HUMA.04.POLI