Category: ADA

Celebrating the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, July 26, 1990 with image of patriotic red white and blue cupcake.

7 Ways to Celebrate the ADA

As we age, we don’t celebrate birthdays and anniversaries as frequently as when we were kids. We tend to only pop open the champagne and celebrate the big ones, those divisible by 5 or 10. That’s okay. Everyone has their own style and preference for celebrating milestones. But as an ADA community of individuals, advocates and practitioners, it is important that we acknowledge its anniversary. The ADA is, after all, the single greatest piece of legislation guaranteeing civil rights and inclusion of people with disabilities.

Tent camping in a park.

Program Access and the ADA

One of the most common misperceptions about the Americans with Disabilities Act is that buildings are “grandfathered in.” In other words, because they are old, people believe the buildings do not have to comply...

President Bush signs ADA.

10 Ways to Celebrate the ADA After the Revelry

President George H. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990. Left to Right, sitting: Evan Kemp, Chairman, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Justin Dart, Chairman, President’s Committee on Employment of People...