"In this special presentation of Spotlight Houston, the subject is Lex Frieden. Born in 1949, Frieden is an American educator, researcher, disability policy expert and disability rights activist.
His greatest acclaim, some would say, is that he was ""a chief architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act."" (The ADA was signed into law by President George H. W. Bush on July 26, 1990.)
Frieden is also regarded as a founder and leader of the independent living movement by people with disabilities in the U.S."