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Lessons From Our History

Building on Simon Duffy's latest book The Unmaking of Man, this talk was the opening keynote presentation for the 2013 New Zealand Disability Support Network Conference in Wellington. 

Although there is some awareness that disabled people suffered during the Holocaust too few know how central to the horror of the Holocaust disabled people were. Nor are we sufficiently aware that many of the forces that preceded the Holocaust are still very real today. We need to think more deeply about how to protect each other in all our diversity.


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

Slides on Keeping the Flame Alive - Lessons From Our History © Simon Duffy 2013.

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The Unmaking of Man

The Unmaking of Man

Written by Simon Duffy The Unmaking of Man is an exploration of what we can learn from the Holocaust and how it applies to people with disabilities today.

Restoring Our Vision

Restoring Our Vision

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Citizenship Right Here, Right Now

Citizenship Right Here, Right Now

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Citizenship and Self-Directed Support

Citizenship and Self-Directed Support

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