Join us in Congratulating the 2021 Jeff Ridgeway Award Winners!
A graphic with an image of Dr. Eric Peebles sitting in front of a window. Background of graphic is an award ribbon, and text reads: Dr. Eric Peebles, Executive Director Mobile Center for Independent Living.
A graphic with an award banner and an image of Beth Olive, sitting on a chair with her chin in her hand and smiling toward the camera. Text reads: Beth Olive, Self-Advocate, Board of Directors Down Syndrome Alabama.
A second graphic, with the same image of Dr. Peebles, with text from his nominator, Daniel G. Kessler. Text reads, "Whatever new challenges face the disability community, Eric is always at the ready to stand up for the community and to encourage people to become strong self-advocates for their rights. Dr. Eric Peebles is an inspiration and role model for the self-advocacy movement."
The same image of Ms. Olive, with text from her nominator Kelly Peoples that reads, "Beth is dedicated to advocating so that all individuals with disabilities here in Alabama will benefit...Beth is a true Self-Advocate for not only individuals with Down Syndrome, but any individual with a disability."