Educación, inclusión social y participación ciudadana de las personas con discapacidad intelectual: desafíos en el marco de la Convención de los Derechos de las Personas con discapacidad

The purpose of this paper is to dicuss some critical issues to advance in social inclusion and citizen participation of people with disabilities (in particular, intelectual disabilities) within the framework of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN, 2006). Following the idea that education offers a way for the construction of citizen identity and its values, it is proposed and discussed here three challenges related to different articles of the CRPD, namely: 1) the right to a inclusive, equitable and quality education, 2) support for young people with disabilities in their process of transition to adult life, and 3) the right of persons with disabilities to participate in the construction of knowledge ​
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