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Participation Rights, Family-Decisionmaking & Service Access: A Role for Law?


Terry Carney


University of Sydney - Faculty of Law

April 1, 2012

SERVICES AND FAMILIES WORKING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH ROUNDTABLE ON INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY POLICY, C. Bigby & C. Fyffe, eds, La Trobe University: Bundoora, pp. 56-65, 2012
Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/18

Abstract:     
Realising the equality, support, protection and socio-economic service aspirations of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities raise important practical challenges for governments, for service providers, for families, and - centrally - for intellectually disabled people. Operationalising the idea of supported decisionmaking and then marrying it with personalised service funding packages or other individualised delivery is one current example. This paper examines the limited contribution law can make to this enterprise.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 26

Keywords: supported decisionmaking, personalised funding packages, intellectual disability, socio-economic rights, role of law

JEL Classification: K10, K30

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Date posted: April 3, 2012  

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Carney, Terry, Participation Rights, Family-Decisionmaking & Service Access: A Role for Law? (April 1, 2012). SERVICES AND FAMILIES WORKING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH ROUNDTABLE ON INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY POLICY, C. Bigby & C. Fyffe, eds, La Trobe University: Bundoora, pp. 56-65, 2012; Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 12/18. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2032825

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Terry Carney (Contact Author)
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law ( email )
Faculty of Law Building, F10
The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006
Australia
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