Disability rights advocate Nancy Crowther speaks about the history of disability rights before a full audience. Photo by Young He | The Daily Texan
Disability rights advocate Nancy Crowther speaks about the history of disability rights before a full audience. Photo by Young He | The Daily Texan

Disability History Night speakers reflect on civil rights, accessibility on campus

Disability rights advocate Nancy Crowther speaks about the history of disability rights in the United States and Texas on Tuesday.


UT alumni and disability-rights advocates discussed their experiences attending the University and highlighted civil rights progress on Tuesday during Disability History Night. 

The event, hosted by Student Government’s Disabilities Inclusion Agency, featured Renee Lopez and Nancy Crowther, two members of disability advocacy organization ADAPT of Texas. Chase Karacostas also spoke about his battle with carpal tunnel syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome. Read more…


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