Thursday, July 29, 2010

20th Anniversary of ADA

I have not been very good about keeping this blog up to date. Has anyone noticed?

The biggest news story since I last posted is the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Patricia Bauer at Disability News has a good summary of media coverage.

Read more on the anniversary:

Autism Speaks blog

President Obama's executive order on Increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities

ADA at 20: A Nation Transformed, in which Senator Tom Harkin refers to the ADA as the "Emancipation Proclamation for people with disabilities."

Proposed rule by Department of Justice to ensure web access to people with disabilities

More federal resources from ADA.gov

Are you encouraged or discouraged about where we are as a country when it comes to the rights of people with disabilities?


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