|National Museum Of American History|
“ … a man who defied—and encouraged others to defy—the once-undisputed view that severely disabled people belonged in institutions and that the able-bodied best knew what the disabled needed."
"'It isn’t a device that binds us or limits us: it is an ally, an accommodation,' says Simi Linton, a consultant on disability and the arts, the author of My Body Politic, and herself a wheelchair user. 'It shows a disabled person’s authority over the terms of mobility. It expands our horizons.'"