Communication Disability and United Nations Goals

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This International Communication Project (ICP) report, “The Importance of Speech, Language and Communication to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: A Summary of Evidence” [PDF], makes a solid case for addressing communication disability in order to meet three United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  • SDG #1: End all forms of poverty everywhere.
  • SDG #2: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all.
  • SDG #4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. 

Read about why communication disability is so impactful and the ICP’s recommendations for addressing it.