Today is the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This landmark legislation affirms and protects the rights of people with disabilities in a wide range of public settings. Since the ADA came into effect, American society has benefited tremendously; nevertheless, there is still significant work to be done. In this blog, individuals share ways the ADA has impacted their lives and the additional support they would like to see.
The Benetech and Bookshare communities sound off on the power and limits of the ADA. Read their reflections and calls to action to build a better future.
Members of the Benetech community share their gratitude, frustrations, and aspirations regarding the impact of the ADA as we celebrate the 30th anniversary.
Disability rights activist Judy Heumann and author Stephen Kuusisto share their perspectives on the accomplishments of the ADA and the critical work still left to do.
Benetech is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act 30th Anniversary and celebrate this monumental civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities, The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. Members of the Benetech community share their perspectives on the impact of the ADA.