by Matthew Rozsa
While Carter campaigned on pledges to support the demands of the disabled for fuller participation in American society, he didn't fulfill those problems without a strong push from protesters in the movement.
While disability activists won a battle to have FDR portrayed in a wheelchair in his memorial, there have been ongoing problems with the site's design and layout including braille markers that are decorative rather than legible.
SOURCE: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Judy Heumann and Imani Barbarin represent two generations of disability activists: those who helped to bring about the Americans with Disabilities Act and those who are now working to secure its gains and improve its shortcomings.
SOURCE: The New York Times
On the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, disabled Americans are asking for true inclusion.
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