"Because the gradual realization of accessibility in the built environment, public transportation and information and communication services may take time, reasonable accommodation may be used as a means to provide access to an individual in the meantime, as it is an immediate duty."
DocumentUN (CRPD): General Comment No. 6 on Equality and Non-discrimination, para. 42
- Voting procedures, facilities, and materials should be appropriate, accessible, and easy to use for persons with disabilities.
- Specific measures aimed at ensuring de facto equality for persons with disabilities should not be considered discriminatory.
- Everyone has the right of equal access to any place or service intended for public use.
- Accommodation to vote should be made for voters with special needs, including persons with disabilities.
- Reasonable accommodations should be made to all existing infrastructure, materials, communication and services to enable the participation of persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others.