From the October edition of Our University, UC's systemwide newsletter for faculty and staff.
By Katherine Tam
It's the potential to do more than what the general public believes people with disabilities can accomplish.
As director of UCLA's Tarjan Center, which helps people with disabilities live independently, Raynor stands at the forefront of a growing movement to change attitudes about the disabled. People should not be defined by a physical or developmental limitation, she says, but rather by the skills and talents that make them whole.
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Olivia Raynor is director of UCLA's Tarjan Center, and founder and director of the National Arts and Disability Center. She serves on the State Council on Developmental Disabilities and chairs its Employment First Committee. Dr. Raynor is the chair of the Pathway advisory board.