The recent death of Senator Edward M Kennedy has saddened us. He was a terrific fighter on behalf of children and adults with disabilities. His co-sponsorship of the Americans with Disabilities Act helped prohibit discrimination against people with disabilities. Here is an interesting blog post concerning Sen. Kennedy's championing of the rights of people with disabilities.
Image via Wikipediaues. His impact on the special education law in this country cannot be underestimated.
Here is the official position of Senator Kennedy on the issue of disability rights. His obituary in the Boston Globe can be found here.