John D. Kemp - "When Full Inclusion Confronts Choices and Control Over Our Lives With Disabilities"

Margaret Mangel Lectureship Series and the Department of Architectural Studies in the College of Human Environmental Sciences presents:

John D. Kemp

President and CEO, Viscardi Center

Distinguished advocate in the disabilities community, co-founder of the ADA, attorney, and distinguished speaker

"When Full Inclusion Confronts Choices and Control Over Our Lives With Disabilities"

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Reynolds Alumni Center Ballroom

 

John is a distinguished advocate in the disabilities community, co-founder of the ADA, attorney, and outstanding speaker.  He was born without limbs and began wearing artificial limbs when 3 years old. At age 10, Kemp was chosen to serve as the national poster child for Easter Seals. More than 50 years later, John D Kemp oversees a combined $25 million annual budget and 355 employees at The Viscardi Center. The Center provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower people with disabilities. Its programs and services include Kindergarten through High School education, school-to-work transition services, vocational training, career counseling and placement and workforce diversification assistance to children, adolescents, and adults with disabilities and businesses.
 

*This event is FREE and open to the public

 

Lecture Co-Sponsorships: Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitor’s Fund, College of Education, Division of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity and the MU Disability Center

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10:00am to 11:00am


Reynolds Alumni Center, Ballroom 3901 Sherman Ct

Event Type

Symposia, Diversity

Departmental Categories

Biological Sciences, Internal Departmental Events, Diversity, Education, Diversity Initiatives

Sponsors

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity, Human Environmental Sciences, Education, Chancellor's Office

Department
Human Environmental Sciences
Contact Name

Amy Sanders

Contact Phone

5738845958

Contact Email

sandersal@missouri.edu

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