While in Poland, individuals with disabilities may find accessibility and accommodation very different from that in the United States. The law prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities in employment, education, access to health care, and the provision of other state services. Although the government generally enforces these provisions, the social acceptance of persons with disabilities is not as prevalent as in the United States.
The law requires buildings to be accessible for persons with disabilities. Other laws require retrofitting of existing buildings to provide accessibility. In Warsaw and other major cities, public buildings and transportation generally are accessible. Outside of major metropolitan areas, accessibility is less available.