Dancing for 'awareness and inclusion' at Harvard's ADA celebration

July 28, 2022
Dancing for Awareness

Kerry Thompson, who is deafblind, remembers the passage of the American with Disabilities Act well — it was her 10th birthday.

“What was powerful to me, [it] was my first time seeing sign language on my television,” Thompson said. “I had never seen it before.”

This week marked the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the ADA on July 26, 1990, the federal law that prohibits discrimination based on disability. It’s always a special time for Thomspon.

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