G‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍uidelines for Fieldwork #10 This week, you will explore the

G‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍uidelines for Fieldwork #10 This week, you will explore the status of people with disabilities in another country. Global attitudes vary widely, and are shaped by a range of influences. The status of people with disabilities varies widely, depending on a range of factors including economics, social values, social and religious beliefs, stereotypes and even superstitions and mythology. Read the Week #10 prompt (below) before you begin. Select a country of interest to you. You will research the human rights, social and political status of people with disabilities in the country you chose by following the steps below: Review the status of your country’s treatment of people with disabilities on the Human Rights Watch (Links to an external site.) website. Using the internet, research laws and governmental policies protecting people with disabilities, and social attitudes toward people with disabilities in your country. The education librarian, Kimberly Franklin, and the reference desk at the library are available to help you with your research. Check the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities list of signatories. Is your country a signatory to the treaty? Has your country ratified it? Download and review the overview of the CRPD. Based on your research, how well is your country meeting Articles 5-30? You won’t be able to assess them all, but a few may stand out. Give yourself time to conduct your research. The internet will be your primary source, but it will probably take some time to find governmental, humanitarian and human rights organizations that have the data you need. Your paper will summarize you‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍r research and include your perspectives on what you found, following the prompt below. Note: If you select a European country, you may want to read this short summary to be sure you understand what the European Union is. Some legal and social policies for individual European countries are set by the . The summary includes a list of member countries. Prompt Stella Young, whose video you watched earlier in the semester, is Australian, and reflects a perspective on disability that may differ from America’s. This week, you will explore how other countries approach legal and human rights of people with disabilities. Select one country of interest to you, and research the legal and social standing of people with disabilities. You will begin by reviewing the website for Human Rights Watch, then will research the specific laws, policies and social attitudes about disability in the country of your choice, then conclude by assessing your country’s alignment to articles 5-30 of the CRPD. In your fieldwork, describe the status of people with disabilities in the country of your choices using your research, then compare and contrast the county of your choice and the . As you write, consider not only what the country you chose could do to improve the lives of people with disabilities, but how we as Americans could learn from them. Please review this links before answering the above Prompt