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A Brief History of Inclusion

This talk by Simon Duffy was given to an alliance of organisations seeking to advance the rights of people with learning disabilities in Finland. In this talk Simon gives a brief overview of the progress of people with learning disabilities to full citizenship and recent set backs. The talk ends by considering what kinds of responses are necessary to restore us to a more positive approach.

The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Slides on Inclusion in England © Simon Duffy 2016.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this paper may be reproduced in any form without permission from the publisher except for the quotation of brief passages in reviews.


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