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Negotiating embodied knowledge in the transition to adulthood: a social model of human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Feb2022, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p163-182. 20p.

Abstract:This article discusses conditions of how the rights to participation of three young adults with disabilities are not fully used early in the transition to adulthood. Their stories, collected through life mode interviews, serve as examples of 'underused...

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Promoting human rights or increasing expectations? Effects of Self-Directed Support on the realisation of human rights in Scotland.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Oct2021, p1-21. 21p.

Abstract:Abstract This research investigated Scottish practitioners’ reflections on how local Self-Directed Support (SDS) implementations have affected the realisation of human rights. The findings indicate that SDS increased service users’ awareness of their ...

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Behind closed doors: human rights in residential care for people with an intellectual disability in Ireland.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Jun2021, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p750-771. 22p.

Abstract:Historically people with an intellectual disability have been excluded from society and many continue to live separately in institutions, group homes and segregated campuses. This article provides a unique analysis of what it is like to live separately...

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Do disabled people need a stronger social model: a social model of human rights?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Aug/Sep2019, Vol. 34 Issue 7/8, p1034-1039. 6p.

Abstract:We introduce the social model of disability by reflecting on its origins and legacy, with particular reference to the work of the Union of the Physically Impaired against Segregation. We argue that there has been a gradual rolling back of the rights an...

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Albinism, spiritual and cultural practices, and implications for health, healthcare, and human rights: a scoping review.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Jun2019, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p747-774. 28p.

Abstract:Persons with albinism – a disability found worldwide – are particularly at risk for human rights violations in Africa. The purpose of this scoping review was to establish the current state of knowledge on albinism, spiritual and cultural practices, and...

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Deprived of human rights.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Nov2018, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1666-1671. 6p.

Abstract:In June 2018 the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities published a report on the educational system in Spain, in response to some complaints submitted by SOLCOM (Association for Community solidarity and social inclusion of...

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Forced marriage of people with learning disabilities: a human rights issue.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Jul2017, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p810-830. 21p.

Abstract:This paper reports some of the findings of an exploratory study which sought to better understand the demographics of forced marriage of people with learning disabilities and the contexts in which such marriages may occur. It was found that forced marr...

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Listening to the voices of children: understanding the human rights priorities of children with disability in Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Apr2017, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p358-380. 23p.

Abstract:In developing countries, children with disability lack basic services yet their voices are missing in the development agenda. This article reports on research to investigate the human rights needs and priorities of 89 children with disability aged 5–18...

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Can we talk about the right to healthcare without language? A critique of key international human rights law, drawing on the experiences of a Deaf woman in Cape Town, South Africa.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Disability & Society. Jan2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p54-66. 13p.

Abstract:A case study in Cape Town, South Africa, explores the right to health for signing Deaf1 patients attending health services and who are unable to communicate in a language they understand. It argues that, without language, Deaf South Africans’ dignity a...

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