Report on Medical Procedures released

The National Disability Rights Network released a new report “Devaluing People with Disabilities:  Medical Procedures that Violate Civil Rights.”  The report reviews the facts of Ashley X, who five years ago made national news when her parents decided to medically stunt her physical growth and maturation.  The report presents a compilation of similar experiences and “treatment” of individuals with disabilities and makes recommendations for strengthening public policy to prevent discrimination.
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