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Notions of Support Challenged by Participatory research with adults with Asperger's Syndrome
This article will discuss the implications for traditional notions of support of the findings of some participatory research involving adults with Asperger’s syndrome as co-researchers. The research was undertaken as part ...
Valuing people with sickle cell disease
Employers need to be flexible when managing sickle cell disease in the workplace and sensitive to the risks of discrimination. Diana De, Simon Dyson and Karl Atkin offer evidence-based guidance and recommendations.
Vulnerable to Misinterpretation: Disabled People, 'Vulnerability' and the Fight for Legal Recognition
Hate crime is now an established term in the fields of racist and religious attacks and is acknowledged in the cultural proscription against attacks on Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women. Disabled people, ...
Ethnicity, Disability and Chronic Illness
(Policy Press, 2019-04-10)
This chapter aims to: • Understand how patterns of disablement and chronic illness may partly derive from levels of material deprivation. • Illustrate why it may be important to look at the interactions not only between ...
Policy Briefing: Implementing empirical ethics and rights - IDEAS for ensuring disability equity in research
In this policy briefing, we illustrate the development and potential of tools developed from commissioned public health research project where empirical ethics was combined with human rights to elucidate a critical framework ...
Resignifing the sickle cell gene: narratives of genetic risk, impairment and repair
Connecting theoretical discussion with empirical qualitative work, this paper examines how sickle cell became a site of public health intervention in terms of ‘racialised’ risks. Historically, sickle cell became socio-politically ...
Universal Design for Learning 2: Evaluation Interim Report
The aim of UDL2 was to manage the transition of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to the academic, cultural, quality and operational infrastructure created by the first phase of the project, which rolled out UDL principles ...
Do disabled people need a stronger social model – a social model of human rights?
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-06-01)
We introduce the social model of disability by reflecting on its origins and legacy, with particular reference to the work of the Union of the Physically Impaired against Segregation (UPAIS). We argue that there has been ...
Rights to Social Determinants of Flourishing: A Paradigm for Disability and Public Health Research and Policy
(BMC Public Health, 2019-07-24)
Background: The term evidence based medicine (EBM) was introduced in the early 1990s in clinical medicine to educate clinicans about how to assess the ‘credibility’ of research to ensure best treatments for their patients. ...