My Life, My Story, and the Meaning of Independent Living in Videos
The people in the this category remember when children with disabilities were sent to live in an institution, or at best, were schooled in a private setting. In spite of no access to public schools, most went on to achieve college degrees. The independent lives that they lead now are very different from the olden days. They actively participated in the long struggle to get the ADA passed. They have learned how change takes time, but can be achieved. These stories are a valuable resource to younger people with disabilities as they learn advocacy. And each person is a role model.