Tag Archives: Ed Roberts

Honoring Ed Roberts Day Through Self-Advocacy

Ed Roberts (1939-1995) was a civil rights leader, an activist, and an independent living pioneer. He was a strong advocate and self-advocate, fighting for full access to education, housing, employment, and community participation for people with disabilities who were otherwise … Continue reading

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Honrando el día de Ed Roberts a través de la autodefensa

Ed Roberts (1939-1995) fue un líder de los derechos civiles, un activista, y un pionero de la vida independiente (en inglés). Fue un firme defensor y autoabogado, luchando por el acceso total a la educación, la vivienda, el empleo, y … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20

Aquí puede leer este artículo en español. Human Interest: Zoo proves transformative for teen with severe disabilities (Disability Scoop) Zinyra was at one time isolated by severe cognitive disabilities, stigmatized by teachers as stubborn and uncooperative, and bullied by classmates. … Continue reading

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