Presentations

(in the order presented)

  1. Withholding Medical Treatment
    Diane Coleman (Not Dead Yet – NDY)

    1. Presentation (PDF)
    2. PowerPoint (PPT)
    3. Handouts
      1. “End the UNEthics Committees” or “Nothing About Us Without Us!” Campaign (PDF)
      2. 
Connecticut SB 413 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH’S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING MEDICAL ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT (PDF)
  2. Assisted Suicide Laws
    Marilyn Golden (Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund – DREDF)

    1. Presentation (PDF)
    2. Powerpoint (PPT)
  3. Keynote Speaker
    Liz Carr (Comedian, Actor in a BBC drama series, and NDY activist from the United Kingdom)

    1. Presentation (PDF)
    2. Powerpoint (to be posted soon)
  4. International Perspectives in Europe and Canada on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia – 
    Nic Steenhout (Vivre dans la Dignité (Living with Dignity))
    and Amy Hasbrouck (Toujours Vivant / Not Dead Yet Canada)

    1. Presentation, Nic Steenhout (to be posted soon)
    2. Presentation, Amy Hasbrouck (PDF)
    3. Handouts
      1. State of Euthanasia / Assisted Suicide in Europe (PDF)
      2. Canada Update (PDF)
  5. Key Issues in Reproductive Technologies
    Marcy Darnovsky (Center for Genetics and Society – CGS) and
    Silvia Yee (Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund – DREDF)

    1. Presentation (PDF)
    2. Powerpoint (PPT)
  6. Wrongful Birth/Wrongful Life Torts – Samantha Crane (Autistic Self Advocacy Network – ASAN)
    1. Presentation (to be posted soon)
    2. Powerpoint (PPT)