ADA Anniversary

StoryCorps Looks To Record Disability Experience

As the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act approaches next year, a new project is launching to encourage people within the disability community to share their stories.

Feds Broaden Workplace Protections To Include ‘Invisible Disabilities’

New rules expanding what qualifies as a disability for the purpose of job discrimination protections are set to be published Friday in the Federal Register.

After Two Decades, Change Coming To ADA

Starting Tuesday, new rules go into effect covering everything from building design to what qualifies as a service animal.

‘Drive-By’ ADA Lawsuits Have Business Owners On Edge

Some Florida business owners say they feel under siege by private citizens who are aggressively filing lawsuits alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Disability Rights Take Center Stage As President, Stars Honor ADA Birthday

A star-studded White House celebration marked the 20th anniversary of the ADA Monday, the same day a public service announcement was unveiled honoring the cause.

Public Largely Ignorant Of Those With Developmental Disabilities, Survey Finds

A new survey of Georgia residents suggests that many Americans don’t interact with and are generally unaware of the issues facing people with developmental disabilities.

In House First, Congressman In Wheelchair To Preside On ADA Anniversary

The first member of the House of Representatives with quadriplegia will preside over the governing body on Monday in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Justice Department Cracking Down On ADA Violators

Federal officials are adding two more states to their list of targets in a string of legal actions to ensure community living options for people with disabilities.

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