Brad Hedrick on Tim Nugent’s Vision for the Future
Brad Hedrick, Director of the Division of Disability Resources and Education Services (DRES) at the University of Illinois, describes the unique and positive vision that Tim Nugent had for the lives of people with disabilities.
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Brad Hedrick speaking:
Most of us see up to the curve, very few of us can see around it or imagine what’s around it. And that’s where the vision of a pioneer comes from; this is someone who can imagine a reality that has never before existed. Nugent imagined a reality in which young people with disabilities in wheelchairs can go to college and graduate and get jobs and have families and live productive lives and successful and enjoyable lives…