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UIC - DHD 101 - Study Guide - Final

School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Human Development
Course: Disability in U.S. Society
Professor: Lieke van Huemen
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: DHD
Name: Chapter 10 notes
Description: These are important things to know for the exam due Monday
Uploaded: 11/21/2018
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background image DHD 101 Disabled Peoples’ International (DPI)  Some Sit On Earth –The Founding of Disabled Peoples’ International in Singapore, 30 
November­4 December, 1981 
https://www.youtube.com/watc h?v=fO2A3PlemL0&t=481s  Uncle Ron  Ronald Chandran­Dudley 1934 ­ 2015  Founder chairperson of Disabled Peoples’ International  UN initiatives to recognize disabled rights  1975 ­ Declaration of the rights of disabled persons in 1975  1981 – International Year of Disabled Persons 1983 to 1992 – The Decade of Disabled Persons  Rehabilitation International(RI) and Disabled Peoples’ 
Activism 
Rehabilitation International – professionals who supported rehab of disabled people  World congress 1972 and 1976 saw increased participation of disabled people  Winnipeg 1980 – Motion for Equal Representation of Disabled People in RI  Ed Roberts Rallying Call ­ ‘Vegetables of the World Unite’ DPI ‘Vox Nostra – A Voice of Our Own’  Started off with 51 countries, 400 disabled people in Singapore; but today, 122 countries 
represented 
Organisations  OF the Disabled Key members laid the foundations of an international voice  Ed Roberts and World Institute of Disability ­ support integration of disabled people into 
their communities globally 
background image Bendt Linqvist was the first United Nations Special Rapporteur on Disability from 1994 
to 2002 
Reminder: Understanding rights and citizenship  Citizenship  The process of enjoying rights provided by the government  Civil rights and political rights (also called negative rights)  Social rights (also called positive rights)  Challenging this point of view  Impossible to separate rights  Civil and political rights (negative rights) are costly as well  The benefits of an exclusive society outweigh the expense  What is the UNCRPD?  The first comprehensive human rights treaty of the 21st century  Highest number of signatories in history to a UN Convention on its 
opening day (82 and 1 ratification) 
The Convention follows decades of work by the United Nations to
change attitudes and approaches to persons with disabilities 
The Convention is intended as a human rights instrument with an 
explicit, social development dimension 
Why the UNCRPD?

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School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Human Development
Course: Disability in U.S. Society
Professor: Lieke van Huemen
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: DHD
Name: Chapter 10 notes
Description: These are important things to know for the exam due Monday
Uploaded: 11/21/2018
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