Siblings Can Play a Role in Advocating for Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Senator Tom Harkin

Former Senator Tom Harkin is a sibling of a man who is deaf and a dedicated ally to the disability community. In this video from the Centre for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP) Summer School hosted at NUI Galway, Senator Harkin shares his sibling story, talks about the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and emphasizes the importance of advocating for the United States to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

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One Response to Siblings Can Play a Role in Advocating for Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  1. Mike Hipple says:

    Thanks for sharing