- Related themes:
- People with disabilities
- Publication date:
- November 2010
Information about the FRA and the project on fundamental rights of persons with intellectual disabilities and persons with mental health problems.
Under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), people with disabilities are no longer being considered as being unable to play an active role in society. Instead of people with disabilities being viewed as the problems, the barriers they face are clearly recognised as being the source of the problem.
FRA calls this approach the enabling model of disability. This highly visual postcard illustrates the two opposing views with easily understandable examples.