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Being Heumann An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist

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ISBN-10: 0807019291

ISBN-13: 9780807019290

Edition: 2019

Authors: Judith Heumann, Kristen Joiner

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A powerful memoir by one of the most influential disability rights activists in U.S. history and a manifesto for the future of accessibility. Paralyzed from polio and raised by her Holocaust surviving parents, Judy Heumann's fight for equal access began early in life. She fought her high school, who initially denied her a diploma because of her inability to participate in gym; she fought her college who described her as "a fire hazard;" and she filed a lawsuit against the New York City school system, who denied her a teacher's license because of her paralysis, which she won. As a young woman, Judy rolled her wheelchair through the doors of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and…    
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 2/25/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 5.70" wide x 8.78" long x 0.86" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English