Country Report on Lithuania for the Study on Member States' Policies for Children with Disabilities

15-12-2014

Upon request of the LIBE committee, this study looks at the situation of children with disabilities in Lithuania to identify the gaps in the legal framework and its implementation, the obstacles faced by children with disabilities and best practices. This country study is part of a larger study which analyses all the 28 Member States. In the first phase of the study, a comparative analysis has been drawn based on 18 of the country studies. In the second phase of this study, the situation in the remaining ten countries and Scotland has been analysed. The overall report “Member State Policies on Children with Disabilities” provides some recommendations for EU action to enhance the situation of children with disabilities.

Upon request of the LIBE committee, this study looks at the situation of children with disabilities in Lithuania to identify the gaps in the legal framework and its implementation, the obstacles faced by children with disabilities and best practices. This country study is part of a larger study which analyses all the 28 Member States. In the first phase of the study, a comparative analysis has been drawn based on 18 of the country studies. In the second phase of this study, the situation in the remaining ten countries and Scotland has been analysed. The overall report “Member State Policies on Children with Disabilities” provides some recommendations for EU action to enhance the situation of children with disabilities.