This discussion is about the relevance of the Universal Declaration to disability rights law. There has been a good deal of discussion historically about the status of the Declaration.
Siegal, Charles D.
"Fifty Years Of Disability Law: The Relevance Of The Universal Declaration,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 5
, Article 2.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol5/iss2/2