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