Disability discrimination in the health system

Posted on: Saturday, 11 February 2017 at 2:45:46 PM

When Erin suffered a stroke at the tender age of 25, the treating doctor did not offer rehabilitation, rather he stated: “Look, she has Down Syndrome, the road ahead will be very difficult, I think you should just take her home. Because really, how hard do you want to try?”

Sadly, stories like this are common and tonight the 7.30 Report will shed some light on the disability discrimination that occurs in our health system


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