Opinion Paper

On the unethicality of disablism: Excluding intellectually impaired individuals from participating in research can be unethical

Charlotte Capri, Ockert Coetzee
African Journal of Disability | Vol 1, No 1 | a23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ajod.v1i1.23 | © 2012 Charlotte Capri, Ockert Coetzee | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 March 2012 | Published: 04 September 2012

About the author(s)

Charlotte Capri, Intellectual Disability Services, Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital, Western Cape Department of Psychology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Ockert Coetzee, Department of Psychology, Alexandra Hospital, Western Cape Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa


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Research; ethics; disability work; participants with intellectual disability


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