Article 27 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace, including people with Down syndrome or intellectual disabilities, is a human right enshrined in 2008 by Article 27 of the CRPD:

States Parties recognize the right of persons with disabilities to work, on an equal basis with others; this includes the right to the opportunity to gain a living by work freely chosen or accepted in a labour market and work environment that is open, inclusive and accessible to persons with disabilities.