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I Won't Let My Daughter With Down Syndrome Be Defined By A 'List'

I Won't Let My Daughter With Down Syndrome Be Defined By A 'List' | Social inclusion | Scoop.it
When my daughter was diagnosed with Down syndrome, I was given a list. A list of potential features and problems to expect. This list is cold, emotionless and almost comes across as grotesque if you are reading it with fear already in your heart....
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Access to Life: Personal Assistant Services in Ireland and Independent Living by People with Physical and Sensory Disabilities | The Information Hub

Access to Life: Personal Assistant Services in Ireland and Independent Living by People with Physical and Sensory Disabilities | The Information Hub | Social inclusion | Scoop.it
This report looks at the Personal Assistant (PA) service in Ireland, a service for people with significant physical and sensory disabilities, and explores the meaning of the service, its key positive features, and the ways in which these features could be protected and strengthened. 
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Remember Europe's missing persons: human rights commissioner - GlobalPost

Remember Europe's missing persons: human rights commissioner - GlobalPost | Social inclusion | Scoop.it
Remember Europe's missing persons: human rights commissioner GlobalPost He reminded CoE member states that, under the Geneva Convention and the European Convention on Human Rights, they are obliged to carry out effective investigations and provide...
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OPINION: Undaunted: I have a disability. Do I really cost that much?

OPINION: Undaunted: I have a disability. Do I really cost that much? | Social inclusion | Scoop.it
‘You work? In a real job? Wow. That’s amazing.’
Many disabled people who have paid employment face this line of inane questioning at some point in their working...
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Life with a learning disability means judgement and discrimination - but it doesn't have to be this way

Life with a learning disability means judgement and discrimination - but it doesn't have to be this way | Social inclusion | Scoop.it
When I was 10 years old, I was told I had a learning disability. I was angry and upset. I was labelled and it felt that, because of this label, the kids at school told me I was thick. The teachers told me I wouldn’t be able to do anything with my life. But after many challenges, I have now proved that I can do lots of things.
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Remember Europe's missing persons: human rights commissioner - GlobalPost

Remember Europe's missing persons: human rights commissioner - GlobalPost | Social inclusion | Scoop.it
Remember Europe's missing persons: human rights commissioner GlobalPost He reminded CoE member states that, under the Geneva Convention and the European Convention on Human Rights, they are obliged to carry out effective investigations and provide...
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