Ringler Radio

Tony Coelho: Lifelong Advocate for People with Disabilities


A champion of rights for the disabled, Tony Coelho, Board Chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), who authored, in part, the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act, carries on the fight for the rights of the disabled in today’s issues. On this edition of Ringler Radio, host Larry Cohen and co-host Randy Dyer, talk to Tony about his lifelong advocacy, his personal story with epilepsy and how a structured settlement can assist those living with disabilities.

  • T O’Brien

    How is a person determined to have disabilities. I have handicapped parking permit because of arthritis in hip and knees. I sometimes need assistance to get up and down. Am I considered someone qualified as disabled. I am 70 years old. Where can I get information.