Social movement seeking full citizenship for people with disabilities. The disability rights movement emerged with groups such as Disabled in Action (DIA) and the Physically Disabled Students Program (PDSP), both founded in 1970. A grassroots political organization, DIA was located in New York City, where founder Judith Heumann fought discrimination to become the city’s first wheelchair-using public school teacher. PDSP was based in Berkeley, California, with founder Edward Roberts as its... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2019. 2p.