Maria Verónica Reina
Maria Verónica Reina (1960s – 27 October 2017) 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.
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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- "Passing of Ms Maria Veronica Reina". United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Disability. 31 October 2017. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
- "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.