However, until every child with a disability is included and able to participate in education along withhis or her peers, there remains work to be done.One tactic that can be used to further the implementation of inclusive education is strategic litigation.Depending on the State law and setting, strategic litigation can be used to promote widespreadchanges in law and society. The right of children with disabilities to education is being violated throughsegregated education and unequal opportunities for education and by the denial of reasonableaccommodation in education. Both segregated schooling and unjustified denial of reasonableaccommodation amount to discrimination. Children with disabilities have the right to a reasonableaccommodation in education, and this right must be respected. Although reasonable accommodationsare a right, this right only becomes relevant if the general educational structures are not accessible fora particular student. The greater the degree of accessibility of the educational system and structures,the lesser the need should be for individual accommodations. Court judgments have been successfulin addressing discrimination and guaranteeing reasonable accommodations in education for childrenwith disabilities. Focusing on discrimination and reasonable accommodation alone will not guaranteeinclusive education but can act as stepping stones in the legal arena towards inclusive education.Overall, there has been a slow but positive trend towards fulfilling the legal obligations to implementinclusive education. Action at all levels is needed for the full realisation of that right. The obligationsand strategies set out within this report, ranging from State Party level action to actions at the level ofeducational professionals, can contribute to achieving inclusive education. Dedication towards theimplementation and fulfilment of these international, legal human rights obligations will help transitioninclusive policy into an inclusive reality. 66
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