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Human Rights: Myth Or Reality
There is no question that human rights for mentally retarded persons, young and old, are a reality, that they exist. That evidence is all around us. But there is also the reality that there are all too many people who keep on denying this reality, who call these human rights a myth, a fantasy, wishful thinking, and worse....
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Title: Human Rights: Myth Or Reality
From: Speeches Of Rosemary F. Dybwad
Creator: Rosemary F. Dybwad (author)
Date: 1976
Format: Speech
Source: Friends of the Samuel Gridley Howe Library and the Dybwad Family
Keywords: Activists; Advocacy; Canada; Civil Liberties & Rights; Cognitive Disability; Down Syndrome; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Family; Human Rights; Identity; International League Of Societies For The Mentally Handicapped; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Massachusetts; Medicine & Science; Mental Retardation; Parenting; Pearl Buck; Policy; Rosemary Dybwad; Sexuality; Special Education; Sterilization; The Arc; United Nations
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Speech delivered at the British Columbia Association for the Mentally Retarded, Victoria, British Columbia.

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