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In 2016, Mongolia passed the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Based on basic human rights principals, “It recognizes that disability is a natural part of human diversity that must be respected and supported in all its for People with disability have the same rights as everyone else in society.Before that we had Moral model. The saddest thing is that the Medical and Social models have been developing for last 20 years.

The most important thing to remember when you interact with people with disabilities is that they are people. Their disability is just one of the many characteristics they have. People with disabilities have the same needs we all do: first and foremost among them is to be treated with dignity and respect.