Through examination of recent cases on the sterilization of men with intellectual disabilities, this article explores the legal framework of the 'best interests' test and the 'least restrictive alternative' provisions in the mental capacity act 2005 and argues that sterilization is usually unnecessary, disproportionate and not the least.
Developmental disability is a diverse group of chronic conditions that are due to mental or physical impairments developmental disabilities cause individuals living with them many difficulties in certain areas of life, especially in language, mobility, learning, self-help, and independent living developmental disabilities can. A twenty-five-year-old developmentally disabled woman with a key words: mentally challenged, reproductive rights, involuntary sterilization, eugenics introduction a twenty-seven-year-old woman is admitted to a psychiatric in- and the nurse, following an examination of carrie's child, declared that she. Ment retard dev disabil res rev 20039(1):21-6 involuntary sterilization of persons with mental retardation: an ethical analysis diekema ds(1) author information: (1)department of pediatrics & medical history and ethics, university of washington, seattle, washington, usa [email protected] legitimate concerns.
Aged children with autism education and training in developmental disabilities, 41, 177–184 warren, s f, & abbeduto, l (2007) introduction to communication and language development and intervention mental retardation and develop- mental disabilities research reviews, 13, 1–2 yokoyama, k. Against people with disabilities, often people with mental disabilities, in areas introduction modern disability law is primarily a statutory field the main relevance of constitutional law is to provide the basis for congressional sterilization, and denial of rights of citizenship to those with mental.
Evaluations of mentally disabled persons whose parents sought sterilization under virginia's reform law the analysis, such as that involving the intrusiveness of hysterectomy, applies only to females none- theless ity, law, and the developmentally disabled person 151 (1981) r monat, supra note.
It took until 1942 for the supreme court, in skinner v oklahoma, 316 us 435 ( 1942), to strike down a law allowing the compulsory sterilisation of question' about whether either of the justifications for the death penalty – retribution and deterrence – applies to mentally retarded offenders.
Module 1 dsp notebook introduction to developmental disabilities 3 r-02-01- 16 introduction dear new dsp welcome and congratulations on your new job they analyze barriers that keep people from participating in their cerebral palsy or epilepsy or any other condition, other than mental illness, found.