Local organization works to boost disability awareness

Published: Jul 23 2013 08:00:00 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 25 2013 10:37:16 AM EDT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

What do Albert Einstein, Howie Mandel, Beethoven, and Tom Cruise all have in common?

They are all people with disabilities.

More than 54 million Americans have at least one disability, and, in the Lehigh Valley alone, there are nearly 90,000 people with disabilities.

July is very a special month for the disability community and Greg Bott, Director of Development at the Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living, stopped by 69 News at Sunrise to tell us more.

www.LVCIL.org