UN Convention on the Rights of People With Disabilities
Respect for privacy
- No person with disabilities, regardless of place of residence or living arrangements, shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his or her privacy, family, home or correspondence or other types of communication or to unlawful attacks on his or her honour and reputation. Persons with disabilities have the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.
- States Parties shall protect the privacy of personal, health and rehabilitation information of persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others.
Nothing About Us Without Us
From the blog
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disability—in other words, it’s about how our nervous system has developed.
“They brought this upon themselves. They don’t deserve to get care.” I used to think like this.
A core feature of being autistic is enquiry, i.e. searching for understanding; asking why. ABA is designed to wipe out the why.