Albert Dover

“You have to educate everybody on every level. Education translates into reasonable laws that will accommodate the needs.”


Al Dover became interested in disability after taking classes in American Sign Language while living in Tucson, Arizona. As a young lawyer, Dover worked with the Greater Tucson Area Council for the Deaf to train ASL interpreters around legal issues pertaining to sign language interpretation. After moving to Nevada County, he met Sam Dardick and became a member of the founding board of directors of FREED Center for Independent Living.

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