Disability, Death & the Fight for Justice Disability Justice in Canada amidst a time of pandemic Megan Linton
Content notes: genocide, systemic ableism, medical aid in dying, eugenics, institutionalization, bodily autonomy, abuse, neglect, suffering
COVID-19 has brought with it devastating ableist violence– eugenicist triage protocols, mass death in residential institutions and the normalization of disabled death. In Canada, this ableist violence has only been complemented by legislative attacks on the right for
Nicole Jurewicz is the Policy Research Associate at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). Nicole conducts research and supports the public policy and advocacy team to advance opportunities for individuals with learning disabilities. Prior to joining NCLD, Nicole was a middle school math teacher. She also has worked as a Research Assistant with Transition […]
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