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Call for Nominations for Awards Recognizing Global Leaders with Disabilities Sparking Worldwide Change

The Viscardi Center is inviting nominations for their 2022 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards, an international recognition of “distinguished leaders with disabilities.” The Awards honor “innovators, role models, and mentors in the disability community” who continue the legacy of Dr. Viscardi through their professional accomplishments and advocacy efforts. Previous recipients have come from such diverse fields as academia, healthcare, entertainment, government, nonprofit organizations, law, and the corporate sector. Dr. Viscardi, a disability right pioneer who wore prosthetic legs, served as an advisor to eight U.S. presidents, implementing “groundbreaking programs that continue to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities.” The submission deadline is September 9, 2022. For additional information, visit The Viscardi Center webpage entitled Nominations Open for 2022 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards. And click here to learn more and submit a nomination for the 2022 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards.