For years individuals with special needs where institutionalized, locked away in mental institutions and never seen again.
Lives Worth Living is a documentary that tells the story of the Disability Rights Movement through the life of Fred Fey.
Fred Fay survived a devastating spinal cord injury when he was only 16, and turned his misfortune into a movement for equality. With a small group of dedicated activists, he spearheaded the disability rights movement and changed the face of American society.
The documentary premiers on PBS on October 27th