COVID-19 and Exclusion of Children with Disabilities in Education

Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy

This study aims to contribute to a limited body of work documenting the unique challenges of students with different disabilities in accessing education during the COVID-19 pandemic in India.


Based on consultations with civil society organisations (CSOs) and government officials in the disability space – the study provides actionable recommendations for Ministries of Education (central and state) and Ministries of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE) (centre and state). These include immediate responses to the challenge incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic and suggestions for addressing socio-economic vulnerabilities and inclusion in education in the long term.
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  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Tamil Nadu


  • Research report


  • Education