UNICEF and other international bodies must prioritise development and education for children with disabilities to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With over 53 million children under five years old worldwide facing developmental disabilities, it’s time to take action. Despite slow progress and limited funding, it’s not too late to make a difference. Let’s break barriers, ensure inclusive education, and give every child with a disability the opportunity to thrive. Join us in this global mission for a brighter future!

Read our commentary published in Nature Medicine