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Institute for the Study of Disability and Bioethics

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About the Institute: Important Aspects

To uphold and affirm the value of people of all abilities, because:

  • All human beings have an inherent right to exist
  • Intervention options for people with disabilities are often unnecessarily restricted
  • There are more viable interventions and treatments than ever before that can improve the lives of people with disabilities
  • Issues around people living with disabilities require more extensive scholarly research
  • People with disabilities and their loved ones need support in choosing life options
  • The public and involved professionals must be educated about the myriad options facilitating the participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society