Meet the Respondent – Chloe Hocking

  In our most recent Meet the Respondent post we meet new recruit Chloe Hocking. Chloe is co-authoring a chapter with Nicholas Clarke and Nell Munro. My name is Chloe Hocking I am from England My 7 word autobiography is: full-time student - part-time fitness fanatic/crafter/baker I have experience of carrying out research which explores … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Chloe Hocking

Registration opens for our final workshop

Registration is now open for what promises to be a fantastic, free event on legal capacity. Making our own Decisions: Sharing Stories & Creating Change will be held on the 22nd of November in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI Galway. The final workshop for our project, before our book launch, will feature all … Continue reading Registration opens for our final workshop

Special Screening of Sanctuary

We are delighted to announce that following our upcoming seminar on consent to sex and relationships for people with disabilities the Centre for Disability Law and Policy will host a special screening of Sanctuary. The screening will be held in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI Galway and will be preceded by a small … Continue reading Special Screening of Sanctuary

Meet the Respondent – Roxanne Mykitiuk

Last Wednesday we met Val Resh, who shared her story on consent to treatment at our workshop on the 10th and 11th of January this year. Today our post takes us to Canada to meet Roxanne Mykitiuk an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. Roxanne will respond to Reshma's story in a co-authored chapter in the project's final edited … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Roxanne Mykitiuk

Meet the Storyteller – Reshma Valliappan

Last January we held our workshop on consent to treatment. This week we want to introduce one of working pairs from that workshop. Reshma joined us from India to share her story at our January event. She has been working with Roxanne Mykitiuk. Videos of the presentations will be uploaded soon. My name is Reshma Valliappan aka … Continue reading Meet the Storyteller – Reshma Valliappan

Meet the Respondent – Donna McNamara

Last Wednesday we met Claire Hendrick and below is a post on Donna McNamara, who is working with Claire as a respondent. They presented their work together last November during the workshop on freedom to choose.  My name is Donna McNamara I am from Ireland I speak English I have experience of researching human rights, legal capacity … Continue reading Meet the Respondent – Donna McNamara

Meet the Storyteller – Claire Hendrick

In this post, we meet Claire Hendrick. Together with Donna McNamara, Claire shared her story with us during the workshop on contract and freedom to choose. You can watch the presentations of the workshop here. My name is Claire Hendrick I speak English I have experience in telling my story at events. I want to share … Continue reading Meet the Storyteller – Claire Hendrick

VOICES project highlighted at the 4th World Congress on Guardianship

“The VOICES project is one of the most exciting research projects I have been allowed to participate in so far in my academic career, and I am certain it will yield innovative solutions.” Professor Theresia Degener,  a member of the VOICES Advisory Committee and Vice – Chair of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons … Continue reading VOICES project highlighted at the 4th World Congress on Guardianship