26. Appropriate Governments and local authorities to provide children with disabilities free education, etc.
The appropriate Governments and the local authorities shall
(a) ensure that every child with a disability has access to free education in an appropriate environment till he attains the age of eighteen years;
(b) endeavour to promote the integration of students with disabilities in the normal schools;
(c) promote setting up of special schools in Government and private sector for those in need of special education, in such a manner that children with disabilities living in any part of the country have access to such schools;
(d) endeavour to equip the special schools for children with disabilities with vocational training facilities.