Disability Rights Advocates

The Takeaway

Pioneer in Disability Rights

Friday, November 23, 2012

Listener Debra Solomon shares stories about her father Aaron who was one of the first advocates for people with disabilities. He hired more than 300 workers with disabilities at a time where they struggled immensely to find any sort of livelihood. She describes the cause her father found so important and the characters he hired to work in his factory.

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Looking to November, Disability Advocates Call for Accessible Polling Places

Monday, August 27, 2012


A Federal Court Judge will hear testimony Monday about how to make city polling sites more accessible for people who use wheelchairs or have vision impairments.

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