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Major Milestones in the History of Disability

Outlining when, where, and how progress was made

From the very beginning of the history of this nation, people with disabilities have made an enormous contribution. And they have fought continuously against discrimination and marginalization.

Now the major milestones in the history of disability – from a school for the deaf to laws that protect people with AIDS – are listed in a fascinating timeline, host Alyne Ellis discovered. Listen to her report, then view the timeline.

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