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|Description:||44 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch. 1 --
Disability Services and Support --
What is disability --
Disability statistics --
The way forward --
a new disability policy framework of Australia --
National disability insurance scheme --
a possible model --
The plan for a national disability insurance scheme --
Shut out: the experience of people with disabilities and their families in Australia --
Ch. 2 --
Disability Discrimination and rights issues --
Living with a disability --
Disability inequality in Australia --
Disability discrimination --
Who are people with a disability --
How is discrimination defined under the disability Discrimination Act --
United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities --
How does DDA define disability --
Australia's disability laws need critical review --
Disability access standards lauded --
The accessible future --
challenges and strategies to get there --
Education rights for children with a disability --
Disability and bullying at school --
Appropriate language --
Business benefits of employing people with disability --
Our society will be worse off if we reject Down syndrome children --
For all the love, living with a disability is hard --
Disability and ethics --
The moral quandary of sterilising a child --
Barring disabled migrants makes Australia the loser --
Justice missing in wrongful life cases --
Fast facts --
Web links --
|Series Title:||Issues in society, 316.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Justin Healey.|
- People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- Australia.
- People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.
- People with disabilities -- Government policy -- Australia.
- Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Australia.
- Discrimination against people with disabilities.
- People with disabilities -- Civil rights.
- People with disabilities -- Government policy.
- People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc.