CaptchaNot many people are aware that in 1987, U.S. President Ronald Regan proclaimed the month of March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month*. With more and more disabled individuals merging into society throughout the 70s and 80s, Regan believed the public needed more recognition, knowledge, and understanding to help disabled individuals adapt in their new roles.
CaptchaThomas Harford was born in Boston, MA. Thomas Harford's mother, Angela, and his father, Tom, met as graduate students at Boston University. Tom Harford has three siblings: Phil, Jennifer, and John. While at a young age, the family relocated to Washington, DC, where Tom Harford's father went to work for the federal government, resulting in a long and distinguished career as a senior executive at NIH.