The legacy of eugenics is still active in the U.S. Paternalistic attitudes and policies on the reproductive agency of disabled people is one way it manifests.
The Department of Education is investigating whether state bans on mask requirements in schools discriminate against students with disabilities.
Australia doesn’t have ‘conservatorships’ but rather guardianship and financial management laws for each state and territory.
Developers with disabilities are in the best position to build accessible technology, but they face a Catch-22 – most technology design tools themselves are not particularly accessible.
A trip to the beach is off limits for some people with a disability. We need to change that, and the law supports it.
Our health-care system is fraught with paternalistic attitudes toward the capabilities of people with disabilities. Capacity assessments raise important issues about consent, autonomy and agency.
People with disabilities are exempt from wearing face coverings on public transport and in shops, but this exemption has not been well communicated to the public.
Our 2018 research on the implementation of the new disability law shows that policymakers are still reluctant to implement the law.