This disability rights timeline lists events relating to the civil rights of people with disabilities in the United States of America, including court decisions, the passage of legislation, activists' actions, significant abuses of people with disabilities that illustrate their lack of civil rights at the time, and the founding of various organizations.
The court held that Probate Code section 2357 regulated the patients court order for medical treatment because the sterilization was incidental to acquiring medical care and not the purpose of the medical treatment; alternatively, Probate Code section 1950 et seq.There must be evidence of recent behavior to justify the substantial likelihood of serious bodily harm in the near future.Moments in the past, when an individual may have considered harming themselves or another, do not qualify the individual as meeting the criteria.She is also a lawyer by profession and works closely with the South Asian Immigrant community in Toronto, which also helps her to find the seeds for incredible stories of courage, love, and resilience.Agent: Stephanie Sinclair Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer from BC where he is pursuing a Ph D at Simon Fraser University where his research concentrates on Indigenous literature.Learn more at: Samantha Haywood Mariama Ahmed is a writer and freelance content marketer based in Toronto, Ontario.Her writings and interviews have been featured on CBC’s Fresh Air and Life Rattle Press.They are also the founder of the No Big Deal Campaign, a social media initiative that helps people show support for transgender peoples’ right to have their pronouns used. Airton received a 2017 Youth Role Model of the Year Award from the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Airton has worked with hundreds of teacher candidates to widen the circle of belonging and participation for students of all genders and sexualities. Airton’s scholarly work has appeared in the journals Sex Education, Curriculum Inquiry, and Teachers College Record. Susan Woolley, they are editing a forthcoming collection of lesson plans on gender diversity for K-12 teachers.Lee Airton is at work on their first book, a mixture of prescriptive nonfiction with personal experiences woven throughout, presently titled: “They’re Here: An Everyday Guide to Gender-Friendly Language and Practice”.She immigrated to Canada in 1998 and since then, has considered Toronto her home.Silmy is working on a collection of short stories that highlight the Bengali immigrant experience in Toronto, inspired by the lives of families she observed while growing up in Scarborough.