List of disability rights activists

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A disability-rights activist or disability-rights advocate is someone who works towards the equality of people with disabilities. Such a person is generally considered a member of the disability-rights movement and/or the independent-living movement.

Heather e Siegel – , a disability rights advocate based in San Diego, California, formerly in Chicago, Illinois. Concerned about mobility impairments in public buildings and raising concerns in the community. Projects have included casino busses with only stairs for entry; new libraries built on a top of a hill; medical buildings with heavy doors which prevent patient entry; lack of sufficient disability parking spaces; admission of support animals in public places; increasing the number of customer service carts at stores such as WalMart and Costco; recognition of certain medical conditions as being reimbursed by medical insurance; and greater access to State-sponsored personal assistance programs."

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