On September 24, 2017, the Disability Visibility Project hosted a Twitter chat on the future of disability studies with guest hosts Lisa Diedrich, Anjali J. Forber-Pratt, Angel Miles, Adam P. Newman, Hailee Yoshizaki-Gibbons. Questions listed at the top.
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A Chance to See Disabilities as Assets
By PEGGY KLAUS
New York Times
Published: February 4, 2012
MANY people know of Berkeley, Calif., as the birthplace, in the 1960’s, of the Free Speech Movement. Fewer people know that Berkeley also played a major role in the disability rights movement. It was here, also in the ’60s, that Ed Roberts — a student with quadriplegia — became an outspoken advocate of the cause.