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Disability History: Diane Coleman, 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:

Diane Coleman of Chicago, Illinois, speaks about the euthanasia issue in the disability community, universal design, and Ed Roberts.
Diane Coleman has been disabled since birth and has used a wheelchair since the age of eleven. She has served on the boards of independent living organizations in both California and Tennessee. She is currently employed as the Executive Director of the Progress Center for Independent Living in Oak Park, Illinois, and is a national organizer for ADAPT.

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