It’s been 20 years since the U.S. Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act, guaranteeing disabled Americans protection under the law.
That is not always the case in other countries.
During a reporting trip to Greece last summer, correspondent and producer Megan Thompson met a young woman who showed her just how challenging Athens life can be in a wheelchair.
Find out more about Disability NOW, the group covered in our Signature video.
And, learn more about the first blind woman in the Greek parliament, Eleftheria Bernidaki-Aldous, who is profiled in our story.
See more Worldfocus coverage on Greek Technology for the Disabled.
04/08/2010 :: 05:03:09 AM
Dr. Bernidaki put the issues pertaining to disabilities at the center of Greek politics for the first time. A true pioneer.