How the law defines disability, impairment and mental illness and the key laws a state and federal levels that protect people‚Äôs rights against discrimination and for employment, accommodation, education and other services are described. The types of disability, disability services, disability discrimination, advocacy and recent developments under the National Disability Insurance Scheme are covered, along with sexual offence cases and duty of care and negligence.

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Understanding disability and the law
Disability: Asserting your rights
Disability and criminal justice
Mental illness
Intellectual disability and the law
Guardianship and medical treatment
Understanding powers of attorney