2010 Thornburgh Family Lecture Series in Disability Law and Policy
Andrew J. Imparato is the president and chief executive officer of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan, cross-disability membership organization in the United States. AAPD was founded in 1995 to organize and unite the disability community to be a powerful voice for political, economic, and social change.
In 2008, Imparato worked with a coalition of more than 200 disability, employer, civil rights, and faith- based groups to guide the successful political strategy that led to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Amendments Act, a critical law that restored protections under the ADA to millions of Americans with epilepsy, diabetes, depression, cancer, and a wide range of other conditions.
As an accomplished attorney with bipolar disorder, Imparato is one of a generation of professionals who have benefited from the ADA. For more information about Imparato and AAPD, visit www.aapd.com.
The Thornburgh Family Lecture Series in Disability Law and Policy is sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy. The series was created through the generosity of Dick and Ginny Thornburgh. As 2003 recipients of the Henry B. Betts Award, the Thornburghs donated the proceeds from the award to the University of Pittsburgh to establish this lecture series. The fund has been supplemented by grants from the Office of the Chancellor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and School of Law.
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This lecture has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one and one-half (1.5) hours of substantive credit.
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