A young woman sits on the lap of a man in a wheelchair

A young woman sits on the lap of a man in a wheelchair.

Using a wheelchair should not be a scary thought, and exposure to wheelchairs and wheelchair users can help children learn that. Most people who use wheelchairs see them as devices that set them free, not as restrictive devices.

Courtesy Of That Uppity Theatre Company

In their own words

Those with disabilities share their personal stories.

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Opening more
than doors

Browse images and artifacts.

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Missouri History Museum exhibition

Americans with Disabilities Act: 20 Years Later.
June 26, 2010
to Jan 8, 2012

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