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The right to live: Disability is not a crime

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This paper is written by a woman with a physical disability resulting from a neurological injury occurring at birth, as a response to reading an article on the acceptability of ending the life of an infant with a disability. "Disabled people are not breathing medical problems or nature's mistakes. They are individuals..." She raises some issues around family and the multitude of factors which play a role in shaping the type of life any child will have. Keywords: Ethics

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Author
Blumberg, Lisa
Source
Schleifer and Klein (eds) The Disabled Child and the Family
Publisher
Exceptional Parent Press
Publication Date
1 January 1985
Category
Person with disability
Keywords
Ethics
Origin
United States

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