Judith Snow

Judith Snow

Judith Snow, M.A., was an actor, artist, writer, nature enthusiast, and leading international activist for inclusion.  She created Canada’s first post-secondary learning support program, at York University. She also served on the faculty of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute, and was the founder and leader of several community-based non-profit organizations. 

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Ed Roberts

Ed Roberts

Ed Roberts is an American disability rights activist who is considered the founder of the independent-living movement.  Roberts contracted polio at age 14 and was paralyzed from the neck down. Requiring a respirator to breathe, he experienced tremendous challenges obtaining his education during both high school and college but with his family’s support and his own clear-minded advocacy, he prevailed. 

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