A Small Sample of Physical Accessibility in Some Schools in Sao Paulo – Brazil

Vera Lucia Messias Fialho Capellini, Elana Simone Schiavo Caramano, Maria Carolina C. Gamba-Yoshida, Veronica Rodrigues Mangili


This study deals with the continuous education of teachers in special education, offered by the platform of Sao Paulo Network Program of teacher’s formation (REDEFOR), as well as the evaluation of the results of a study conducted by 38 in-course teachers regarding accessibility of 29 schools in the State of São Paulo. The objective, therefore, is to describe the results of the data collected by the in-course teachers about the accessibility conditions in their schools, through the protocol of routes. Evaluating 870 items, 19% were considered accessible, 18% were inaccessible, and 68% were not found adapted elements or accessible. It should be noted, as well, that a high percentage of elements not found, especially the fundamental as ramps (security), signs (communication) and elevators. Considering that the concomitance of accessible and inaccessible elements at the same amount where adapting an environmental requirement in rush in order to obey the legislation.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/irhe.v1n2p197


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