Category: Papers

Pre-natal screening, testing and choice: Some Misconceptions About Disability

Prenatal screening, testing and choice: Misconceptions about Disability Misconceptions of Disability – prenatal testing and choice Introduction The language of impairment and disability that clinicians use influences the way we talk and think about disability .   Terms like ‘genetic abnormality’, ‘retardation’ and ‘chromosome problem’ are valid in a medical and scientific sense, but they can […]

Final Report: Walk the Talk Forum: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises

A comprehensive report summarising QAI’s human rights forum, Walk the Talk: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises Report on Walk the Talk Forum 2017

Annexure of case studies to issues paper on the intersection of the international human rights treaties and their relevance for the human rights of people with disabilities

A summary of case studies to highlight the issues discussed in the issues paper for the Walk the Talk forum Issues paper – Annexure of case studies

Highlights: Walk the Talk: Realising the 2010-2020 National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises

A summary of the highlights of QAI’s Walk the Talk Forum: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our Human Rights Promises Highlights of Walk the Talk – Realising the NDS and our Human Rights promises

Walk the Talk: Realising the National Disability Strategy and our human rights promises

Research paper exploring the intersection of the United Nations’ human rights treaties and conventions and their relevance for ensuring respect for the fundamental rights of all persons with disabilities to participate in an ordinary, inclusive life in Australia Research paper – intersection of international conventions November 2016

Decisions About My Life? The Choice Should be Mine

QAI’s position statement on supported decision-making QAI Paper on supported decision-making

A Human Rights Act: What it is and why we need one in Queensland

Article by Emma Phillips and Dan Rogers for Right Now on the need for a Human Rights Act in Queensland: 1494812672-1494409963-HRA article for Right Now

QAI position statement on the Forensic Disability Service

A summary of QAI’s position on the Forensic Disability Service Position Statement on FDS

Shining light on a closed system through an examination of forensic disability orders for persons with an intellectual or cognitive disability

A research paper considering human rights implications of Forensic Orders Final Research Paper on FDS