Zona Roberts: Counselor for UC Berkeley's Physically Disabled Students Program & the Center for Independent Living, Mother of Ed Roberts
Growing up in Oregon, Washington, and California; marriage to Verne Roberts and raising four sons; PTA work in San Mateo; polio of son Edward V. Roberts at age 15: medical care, iron lung, therapy, transition to home; Ed's continuing education: Burlingame High School, College of San Mateo; first disabled student living at Cowell Hospital, UC Berkeley; Ed's work at Center for Independent Living (CIL) and California State Department of Rehabilitation; Zona's education: College of San Mateo and UCB; work as counselor at Physically Disabled Students' Program, 1970-1979; travels in Europe; comments on independence, education, and employment for disabled persons, architectural accessibility and user-friendly equipment; reflections on John Hessler, Jean Wirth, disability community leadership; Zona's work at CIL and as family therapist.
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