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    needs and report on issues from a local to a national scope (Sirianni & Friedland, 2001). Issues that affect America can be reported through this form of media. An issue question that needs answered is how can the rights of all individuals with disabilities be improved and protected in America? Answer to Social Movement Question The disability rights movement has impacted the American way of life for millions of individuals who are affected by a disability. It estimated that the “data from the 1990 and 1991 panels of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) reveal that 34.2 million noninstitutionalized Americans of fifteen years and over report a disability. A ‘disability’ is defined as having difficulty with or being unable to…

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    Disability Rights and Culture: An Overview Throughout the semester, we learned that Disability Rights refers to the equal rights and opportunities granted for people with disability. Public facilities should be granted to everybody within the society. It is essential to include and consider everyone in the society no matter what race, sex, gender, social class, disability, sexuality, educational attainment, age, and religion they are. It is not fair that people with disability are left out or…

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    For the past several decades the disability movement has been an active part of intersectionality. The modern disability movement “draws a distinction between physical impairment and disability” (Wentzell 371). It focuses on the social and cultural framing of disability rather than the medicalization of different impairment conditions. The disability movement is the parent movement to the disability sex rights movement. The disability sex rights movement addresses the “psychosocial,…

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    As our world grows so does the need for greater awareness of disabilities affecting millions of people each year in the United States and around the world. A disability can be a speech impediment to loss of limb in an accident or being mentally handicapped. Being the father of a son who had an individual development plan his entire time in school due to his inability retain information and work through test. What we thought was just delayed speech grew from his inability to properly hear sounds…

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    1. Do you support the disability rights model or the independent living model? Explain and justify your position. Having a nephew who has been disabled since the age of two, I support both the disability rights model, as well as the independent living model. The disability rights model “is based primarily on unfair discrimination” of persons with disabilities (Batavia & Schriner, 2001, p.692). The independent living model refers to environmental modifications which would allow more…

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    prosecutions and trials of the criminals with the disabilities. There is very little to no justice for not only criminals but also any individuals with mental disabilities. One the individual has the potential to be incarcerated the following laws can attempt to protect a citizen with a learning disabilities rights. When a Learning Disabled defendant faces incarceration, the defense attorney is in an excellent position to assume an advocacy role in alerting prison officials of the client's…

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    Title 3 prohibits discrimination that deprives people with disabilities from the full and equal enjoyment of the facilities constructed or financed by the government but also private facilities open to the public. This includes but is not limited to places of lodging, shopping centers, service establishments, places of education and places of recreation. This title requires that the facility and everything in it is accessible and useable to individuals with disabilities. There needs to be…

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    What rights do children with disabilities have and how has that changed over time? Introduction Globally, there are two hundred million children living with disabilities, they are often denied an education because they are most vulnerable and excluded people in their communities, and ninety percent of children with disabilities in developing countries do not attend school. Children rights “Each girl and boy is born free and equal in dignity and rights; therefore, all forms of discrimination…

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    I think I am going to have my presentation speech be titled Everyday Leadership. I am still playing with names. I am not going to lie, I did not start research still yesterday on account of it being break and I was doing research for graduate schools which turned out to be a lot time consuming then I thought (cannot wait to show you my list when I get back). Since it is impossible to cover the Civil Rights and Disability Rights movement in a mere 30 minutes, I decided to focus my talk on key…

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    Ashley X: the battle of Growth attenuation Ashley X is nine years-old and is severely disabled due to a disorder called static encephalopathy. Because of this disability her brain is affected leaving her to be physically and cognitively impaired. Ashley’s mindset is the same as a 3-6-month-old baby. To treat her disease her parents decided to use a treatment that’s normally used to stimulate the growth of an individual called Growth Attenuation. Along with the growth attenuation, they decided to…

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