Marilyn Saviola – Five Decades of Raising Hell for Her Community
- Marilyn Saviola, Disability Rights Advocate, Is Dead at 74
Polio left her in a wheelchair. It also started her on a lifelong fight to change perceptions and break down real-world obstacles.
By Neil Genzlinger
- N.Y. / REGION
Accessible Homes? Not Really, Say Disabled Residents
By GLENN COLLINSAUG. 24, 2008
- N.Y. / REGION
U.S. Says Many Apartments Violate Law on Disabled
By CHARLES V. BAGLI AUG. 18, 2008
- Many Still Seek One Final Say on Ending Life
By John Schwartz and James Estrin
June 17, 2005
- A Victor Fears For The Future
Woman Sees Advances For the Disabled Imperiled by Budget Cuts
By Douglas Martin
April 29, 1997
- Disabled Women: A Conference on Discrimination
‘To Effect Change’ Other Barriers Mentioned Veterans Get Priority
Marilyn Saviola, a quadraplegic polio victim, told a conference here yesterday that disabled women who are striving to be independent are caught in a “double bind” of discrimination.
- City Hall Protest Staged By Goldwater’s Patients
By Ronald Smothers
April 30, 1975
- Hospital Elects Community Board
By Lacey Fosburgh
Aug. 5, 1971
- University of California Oral History Project
New York Activists and Leaders in the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement: Vol I
Interview with Marilyn conducted in 2001
Video – Watch Marilyn explain the critical importance of Consumer Directed Care – a service she helped to create – to the independence of people with disabilities.
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