Robert Provan

The Provan Opportunity Center in Pflugerville, Texas, in memory of Austin attorney and polio survivor Robert Provan, who died July 6, 2007.

Robert Provan (right) speaking in 2000 at PHI’s Eighth International Post-Polio & Independent Living Conference, held in Saint Louis, Missouri, which featured 89 speakers experienced with post-polio and independent living issues.

Three hundred individuals – polio survivors, ventilator users, health professionals, and exhibitors from 14 countries and 39 states – participated in the three-day event.

At right, Robert Provan addresses the crowd while holding the torch in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act