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What is “disability”?

  We are always taught to define key concepts at the beginning of any investigation, so let’s try and do that. What is meant by the term ‘disability’? Disability was defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2008 as: … Continue reading

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People with intellectual disabilities who want to marry.

In the matter of A A man with an intellectual disability who wants to marry his long term partner has won his appeal to halt an inquiry into whether he should be made a Ward of Court. In June 2019, … Continue reading

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