Episode 14: Know Your Rights – A Conversation with Judith Heumann
Judith (Judy) Heumann is a lifelong advocate for the rights of disabled people and is often referred to as “the MLK of the disability civil rights movement”. She has played a role in the development and implementation of major legislation including the IDEA, Section 504, the Americans with Disability Act and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Judy has published multiple books, and has been featured in numerous documentaries, including the acclaimed “Crip Camp.” From 1993 to 2001, Judy served in the Clinton Administration as the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services in the Department of Education, and During his presidency, President Obama appointed Judy as the first Special Advisor for International Disability Rights at the U.S. Department of State. She has received numerous awards and honorary doctorates. In this episode, Judy provides us with a masterclass on all things advocacy.
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