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Four women, all wheelchair users, seated in a row. Susan Sygall and Judith Heumann are among them with two international delegates.

"A True Disability Activist": Honoring the Service of Judy Heumann

For six and a half years, Judith Heumann, an internationally-recognized leader in the disability community and a lifelong civil rights advocate, has served the United States Department of State as the Special Advisor for International Disability Rights. Furthermore, since the establishment of Mobility International USA, she has strongly supported its efforts and has been an actively involved in MIUSA’s international and national programs and events.

American student, who has low vision, holds up a sign with Chinese characters that she wrote.

People with Disabilities #AccessLanguages Abroad

The NCDE, a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and administered by MIUSA, launches a campaign to encourage more people with disabilities to learn and teach a foreign language abroad, including English as a Second Language (ESL)!