Human Rights

ARE DISABLED PEOPLE HUMAN?

Contribution to discussion on the nature of human nature

Since the beginning of time disabled people have been seen as different from other human beings. Legislative and social responses to disabled people’s needs and rights have separated or isolated them from their communities. In some places and centuries disabled people have been seen as quasi-gods, in others disability has been seen – and is still seen – as the embodiment of sin.

 

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