What Rights Do Disabled People Enjoy?


If somebody in your family is disabled and you don't know what all rights does he/ she enjoy, the answer to that lies here:

* Disabled persons have the inherent right to respect their human dignity.

* Disabled persons have the same civil and political rights as other human beings.

* Disabled persons are entitled to the measures designed to enable them to become as self-reliant as possible.

* Disabled persons have the right to medical, psychological and functional treatment.

* Disabled persons have the right to economic and social security and to a decent level of living.

* Disabled persons are entitled to have their special needs taken into consideration at all stages of economic and social planning.

* Disabled persons shall be protected against all exploitation, all regulations and all treatment of a discriminatory, abusive or degrading nature.

It is always advisable to avail all these rights and enjoy them properly.