The theme for Women's History Month changes annually and, over the years, more diverse perspectives have shaped the annual celebration. But the foremost goal of the month remains the same: to provide education on how women helped shape the nation and to empower children by introducing them to historical role models. As an organization that trains both mobility service and autism service animals for children with special needs, one name stood out, Judith Heumann. “The mother of disability rights”, Judith Heumann pioneered so many things that we take for granted today going from “fire hazard” to total girl boss.
Born in 1947, Judith contracted polio at 2-years-old, and permanently lost her ability to walk. When Judith Heumann tried to enter school at the age of five the principal physically blocked her stating that her attendance at the school would