Remembering Judith Heumann, “Mother” of the disability rights movement

The World Mourns the Passing of Judy Heumann, Disability Rights Activist  Judith “Judy” Heumann (1947-2023) Judith “Judy” Heumann—widely regarded as “the mother” of the disability rights movement—passed away in Washington, D.C. on the afternoon of March 4, 2023. Judy was at the forefront of major disability rights demonstrations, helped spearhead the passage of disability rights…