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Disability History: Jack Catlin, Chicago, IL

It’s Our Story is a national initiative to make disability history public and accessible. Scott Cooper recorded and collected over 1,300 video interviews from disability leaders across the country since 2005. Check out a video uploaded on August 7, 2010:

Jack Catlin of Chicago, Illinois, speaks about the concept of universal design, why it’s important, and how it has been implemented in Chicago.
Jack has developed accessibility codes for city, state, and federal agencies. He is a licensed architect and member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and is the first practicing architect to serve as chair of the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board).

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