Annual Disability Studies Series. In Conversation with Judy Heumann: Experiences of an Unrepentant Disability Rights Activist, Wednesday, April 6th at 1:00pm via Zoom

A photo of Judy, a white woman with brown hair who uses a wheelchair, wearing glasses, a blue shirt with pink flowers, holding her two books, Being Heumann and Rolling Warrior. 

Date: Wednesday, April 6

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: via Zoom (follow this link) Disability Studies Judy Heumann Event Flyer

Judy Heumann, the “Mother of Disability Rights,” is a pioneer in the development and implementation of equity legislation including Section 504, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She is a featured subject in the Oscar-nominated documentary Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution and author of her 2020 memoir Being Heumann. 

Dr. April Coughlin of the Department of Teaching and Learning will interview Judy about the past, present, and future of Disability Rights and accessibility. 

ASL and CART live transcription will be available during the event. 

If you have accessibility questions or require accommodations to fully participate in this 

event, please contact the Disability Resource Center by March 31 at 

Funded by: Disability Resource Center Division of Student Affairs Faculty Development Center Campus Auxiliary Services Kressner Family Autism Spectrum Program Fund 

Additional Supporters: Deaf Studies, School of Education, Department of Teaching & Learning, Educational Studies and Leadershipand Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Fellows, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Sojourner Truth Library, Office of Veteran & Military Services, RHSA and SA, Center forStudent Success, Communication Disorders, English, Political Science, Sociology, Theatre Arts, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies