Maria Verónica Reina

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Maria Verónica Reina (1960s – 27 October 2017[1]) was an educational psychologist and an activist from Argentina who promoted the rights of persons with disabilities. Representing the International Disability and Development Consortium, she was a leading contributor to the talks on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.[2][1]

She was disabled in a car accident when she was 17 in Rosario, Argentina. She was unable to finish her schooling.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Passing of Ms Maria Veronica Reina". United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Disability. 31 October 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  2. "Dear Colleague and former director of BBI international programs, Maria Veronica Reina, Passes Away in Argentina". Burton Blatt Institute. 31 October 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2020.