Rights of Persons with Disabilities



"The purpose of the present Convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities, and to promote respect for their inherent dignity."

 ~ Article 1 (1), Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, 2007


Rights of Persons with Disabilities Fact Sheet
Learn about the rights of persons with disabilities in the United States.
Rights of Persons with Disabilities Quiz
Test your knowledge on the rights of persons with disabilities with our downloadable quiz.
Take Action on Disability Rights
Find out how to get involved.
Lesson Plan: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities
This lesson teaches students about the accessibility barriers faced by persons with disabilities.
Right Sites News: The Right of Persons with Disabilities
Spring 2010 edition of The Advocates' human rights education newsletter dedicated to the promotion and advancement of the rights of persons with disabilities by helping teachers create more positive and inclusive learning environments for all children.