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Member States: United Arab Emirates
UAE National Standard Classification of Disabilities (People of Determination) 2018 (Available in Arabic only)
This document presents the Unified National Classification of Disabilities (People of Determination) 2018.
This classification was based on: the Education for Persons with Disabilities Act (United States of America), the Fifth Diagnostic Manual issued by the American Psychiatric Association 2013, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006, and Federal Law No. (29) of 2006 regarding the rights of the disabled , amended by Federal Law No. (14) of 2009. The following definitions are also used for classification purposes: neurodevelopmental disorders and sensory disabilities.