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Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.) offers details of the work involved in getting the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed into law. Senator Harkin says, “We’ve come a long way, but where do we go?” He believes getting more people with disabilities into competitive, integrated employment is the next frontier.
Over the past 40 years, Dr. Sue Gant has worked to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities. She is Vice-President of the consulting firm Gant, Yackel and Associates Inc. and currently holds a federal appointment with United States District Court in New Mexico. She was a keynote speaker at the 2017 Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities Conference in Indianapolis. In this clip, Dr. Gant discusses the physical changes peoples with disabilities experience as they age.

First-hand accounts of the disability rights movement and the experiences of Hoosiers with disabilities

We invite you to explore more videos about disabiity in Indiana by visiting the exhibits at our Indiana DIsability History project. Since 2015, the Center has been collecting accounts of Hoosiers with disabilities and their supporters to document and preserve their memories and experiences, highlighting historic developments in the Indiana disability rights movement.