A World Awaits You – People with Disabilities Access Languages

Digital illustration of 5 people reading. Person on left reads a book titled English, person next to them wears headphones and holds a tablet, two people hold a book titled ASL and gesture with their hands, final person reads book titled Arabic and is sitting in a wheelchair.
A journal on people with disabilities traveling with a purpose

Welcome to the online version of the A World Awaits You (AWAY) publication focusing on opportunities to learn or teach a foreign language abroad.

This is part of the #AccessLanguages campaign initiative. The goal of #AccessLanguages is to promote opportunities to study language abroad while drawing attention to best practices that exchange providers can employ in their programs.

You have two options for reading this publication. Access the HTML version by clicking on the links in the Table of Contents below, or download the accessible PDF version, readable on your computer or tablet. If you are having an event in which you would like to distribute printed versions contact us with the name of the AWAY issue and the number of copies.

Copyright © 2017 Mobility International USA, All rights reserved. This publication may be printed for educational purposes only.

Information provided throughout this publication has been compiled by the National Clearinghouse on Disability (NCDE), which is a project of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is designed to increase the participation of people with disabilities in international exchange between the United States and other countries. NCDE is supported in its implementation by Mobility International USA.

Author: Justin Harford

Editor: Michele Scheib and Monica Malhotra