Tag: nothing about us without us

“Nothing About Us Without Us” — Mantra for a Movement

by Eli A. Wolff and Dr Mary Hums, HuffPost, 6 September 2017 It matters because people with disabilities must be front and center as visible leaders to share our voice and our experience. It matters because it reinforces the role of people without disabilities as allies and partners who share the road toward inclusion and equality…. Read more »

‘End of life bill demeans the disabled’

by Thomas Coughlan, Newsroom, 22 May 2018 The euthanasia bill risks sending a message to the disabled that their lives are valued less than the lives of abled-bodied New Zealanders, the Disability Rights Commissioner says. She argued that the inclusion of disabled people in the legislation sent a message that disabled lives were not worth living…. Read more »