Thursday, July 10, 2008

Teen producer of ability-awareness video speaks to Congress

Tyler Greene is shown in one of his classrooms at West High School earlier this year. The West High grad spoke to members of Congress this week on the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. COURIER FILE PHOTO
Tyler Greene, 18, who won a CEC award for producing a DVD about his active life despite cerebral palsy and other disabilities, was invited to speak to Congress in association with the renewal of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Greene, who was active in high school and is headed to community college this fall, represents the success of the original ADA, said Rep. Bruce Braley, an Iowa Democrat. The Des Moines Register (Iowa) , Waterloo Courier (Iowa)

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