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Blog Archive: November 2013

Jenny and the UN Disability Rights Treaty: US Media Gains A Bipartisan Window of Opportunity

In her “Disabled deserve the same rights as everyone’ column (Washington Post, Oct. 25, 2013), Petula Dvorak told a poignant story about Jenny Hatch’s fight for her right to choose independent supported living in contrast to a group home determined ‘more protective’ by her family. Dvorak's coverage of Jenny’s saga and US disability rights law was well timed.