Learning to be compassionate

June Downing, international consultant in special education

1950 - born in Washington, D.C.
1973 - graduates, University of Colorado
1976 - masters in special education visual impairment, University of Northern Colorado
1984 - PhD in special education, University of Arizona
1984 - Professor, University of Kansas
1986 - Professor, University of Arizona
1995 - Professor, California State University, Northridge
2007 - retired from California University

Today we will talk about the problems of people with disabilities. The way society treats disabled people says a lot about the level of its development. However, Russians with disabilities still face discrimination in many spheres of life. We’ll be discussing the problems of the disabled with the most trusted name in special education, June Downing.