A Legacy for us to Build on: Wheelchair Users Reflect on the Loss of Judy Heumann

Disability rights pioneer Judy Heumann died on March 4 at the age of 75. Heumann is well known for her role in many of the events — from a lawsuit that paved the way for disabled people to become teachers, to the landmark 504-sit ins, to the development of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of People With Disabilities — that secured and advanced our community’s civil rights to fully…


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