Post written by Dina Abramson, SAFE Disability Services Project Advisory Council (PAC) Member Judith Ellen (Judy) Heumann was born in 1947 to German Jewish parents. Her grandparents and great-grandparents died in the Holocaust. Judy contracted polio when she was eighteen months old and used a wheelchair for most of her life. She was denied a…Read more
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