DPO Australia NDS Outcomes Submission
... representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability and their families.
FPDNA utilises a range of strategies in its representative role, including through the
provision of high-level advice to governments, and educating the government and nongovernment sectors about how to meet ...
The Affirmative Model of Disability
... critical of the notion of themselves as ‘other’ in the sense of ‘abnormal’ in comparison
with the neurotypical (NT)dominant group. (Silvers 2002, Beardon and Edmonds
2007). ‘Othering’ narratives of autism for example, Stevenson (2008:201) suggests
draw a picture of people who are ‘laced with strange ...
UNIT V - Faculty
... unmarried couples is a religious ritual, ceremony or practice deeply rooted in religious
belief.” Swanner’s claim that the superior court misinterpreted Frank v. State as limiting
free exercise rights only to ritual or ceremony has merit. In Frank, we determined that the
action at issue was a practi ...
Independent Living, Politics and Policy in the United Kingdom: A
... ideas were compounded by the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin and their use by
Social Darwinists and the Eugenics Movement.
In the nineteenth century, industrialisation, urbanisation and the spread of wage
labour further enhanced the problems faced by anyone either unable or unwilling to
The Challenges and Prospects of South Eastern Europe Towards
... must feel secure within the political and geographical entities of their own free choice.
It is important to improve the institutional background and effective implementation
of human rights and opportunities for citizens’ equality and integration within a
liberal-democratic system. By increasing th ...
Community integration, while diversely defined, is a term encompassing the full participation of all people in community life. It has specifically referred to the integration of people with disabilities into US society from the local to the national level and for decades was a defining agenda in countries such as Great Britain.In the US, the Consortium of Citizens for Disabilities advocates for a national public policy which ""ensures the self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration and inclusion of children and adults with disabilities in all parts of society"". Other countries (such as Canada) with different roots often spoke of inclusion: the unifying, global agenda in ""disability and community life"".