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In Spain, People with Disabilities Are Trapped at Home

Expand An older woman takes a break from walking, as an older man who uses crutches gets assistance to cross the street in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2014. 2014 Andres Kudacki / AP Images Faced with inaccessible buildings and insufficient support services, 100,000 people with physical disabilities, including older people, in Spain remain trapped in their homes, according to a shocking new report published last week. Researchers examined the situation for the 2.5 million people with physical disabilities living in Spain and found that more than 1.8 million of them need help to be able to leave…

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