Theo Braddy

Author Profile


Theo Braddy is the Executive Director of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL).

Theo served as Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Independent Living of Central PA (CILCP) for nearly 31 years, from the beginning of the Center in 1989. He is noted for being one of the first, if not the first of CIL leader to develop and embrace the concept of Living Well with a Disability. Under his leadership, CILCP built a gym and developed resources to support that goal. Theo was instrumental in PA becoming the first state to pass a law establishing an affordable, accessible rural transportation program. He has also played an important role in establishing and expanding Medicaid waiver services in PA.  

Theo has also served as an adjunct professor at Millersville University, teaching courses on “Discrimination and Oppression of Persons with Disabilities” and at Temple University, teaching two graduate courses in Social Welfare Policy for graduate students entering the master’s degree program for social work.

Contact Info: 

Phone: 202-207-0334
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
P. O. Box 31260
Washington, DC 20030