Tag: international


Document

TASH Connections Supported Decision-Making (2017)

A special issue of TASH Connections on Supported Decision-Making. Articles include:

  • Supported Decision Making and Deinstitutionalization: Lessons Learned from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network’s
    Invitational Summit by Kelly Israel
  • Supported Decision-Making for People with Disabilities: International Origins and Influences by Robert D. Dinerstein
  • Supported Decision-Making: Legal Basis and Practical Application by Robert D. Fleischner
  • Reflections on Autonomy by Dohn Hoyle
  • Supported Decision-Making in Tennessee by Lauren Pearson
  • Supported Decision-Making and Alternatives to Guardianship by Families by Kathy Brill

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Law/Legal

Article 12 – Equal recognition before the law, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (December 2006)

Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) contains language establishing that people with disabilities have legal capacity equal to others and that signatories have an obligation to provide support to people with disabilities required so that they can exercise that capacity.

The general website on the United Nations CRPD can be found here.

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