Ray has been with the National Park Service for 44 years. In 1992, he became an accessibility specialist with the Accessibility Management Program, duty stationed at the National Center on Accessibility. He is now the director of education and technical assistance for the Center. In 2013, Ray was appointed as a member to the National Park Service’s National Accessibility Task Force. Ray provides a wealth of expertise on a wide range of accessibility issues from the design process to interpretive programs, publications, exhibits, facilities including outdoor areas and historic preservation, his expertise addresses both physical and programmatic accessibility, and he is considered a national expert in disability legislation and regulations with particular emphasis on program accessibility. Ray was the 2009 recipient of the National Accessibility Leadership Achievement Award presented by the National Park Service. In 2010 he was awarded the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Award for Excellence in Accessibility Leadership.
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- E05. Engaging People with Disabilities to Improve Access to the Health Benefits of Nature
October 08, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM