Judith Heumann

Judith Heumann

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December 3, 2013

The Disabilities Treaty: Right Treaty, Right Time, Right for America

Many people have life-changing moments that alter their life's path. This moment occurred for my family in 1949 when I… more
May 29, 2013

Advancing Disability Rights Worldwide Through Exchanges

President Obama has proclaimed that international disability rights should be at the heart of our nation’s foreign policy. The State… more
January 20, 2012

Changing Society: The Power of Inclusive Thinking

As a child, I had to sit on the sidelines as my friends played on neighborhood playgrounds that were not… more
December 3, 2011

Celebrating the International Day of Persons With Disabilities

On the eve of December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, it is worth noting that 2011 also… more