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Overlooked No More: Brad Lomax, a Bridge Between Civil Rights Movements
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A member of the Black Panthers, he helped lead a historic, and successful, sit-in in San Francisco as part of a nationwide anti-discrimination campaign on behalf of people with disabilities. A member of the Black Panthers, he helped lead a historic, and successful, sit-in in San Francisco as part of a nationwide anti-discrimination campaign on behalf of people with disabilities. Show less
Being Heumann
An Unrepentant Memoir of A Disability Rights Activist
Book - 2020
All Inclusive: Season 3, Episode 8: ADA 30th Anniversary Special with Leading Disability Rights Activist Judy Heumann
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In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, join Jay and his guest Judy Heumann for a special episode of All Inclusive. Judy ...Show more In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, join Jay and his guest Judy Heumann for a special episode of All Inclusive. Judy is one of Time Magazine's 100 Women of the Century and a leading disability rights activist. Join Jay and Judy as they discuss her beginnings in activism that led up to the passage of the landmark civil rights legislation for people with disabilities in the United States. Show less
All the Way to the Top
How One Girl's Fight for Americans With Disabilities Changed Everything
Book - 2020
The ADA Generation Speaks: We Need More than the Minimum
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The Americans With Disabilities Act: A Celebration of How Far We’ve Come, and How Much Further We Have to Go by Anja Herrman The Americans With Disabilities Act: A Celebration of How Far We’ve Come, and How Much Further We Have to Go by Anja Herrman Show less
Stories from the ADA Generation: Celebrating 30 Years
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Moderating the Easterseals National blog has taught me that the most powerful way to communicate about disability issues is to share the voices and storie...Show more Moderating the Easterseals National blog has taught me that the most powerful way to communicate about disability issues is to share the voices and stories of the experts: real people with disabilities. SPPL owns the book "From the Periphery" mentioned in this article:https://sppl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/2527231138 Show less
Why disabled Americans remain second-class citizens The big hole in our civil rights laws.
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This month we celebrate the anniversary of the second-most important civil rights law in American history behind only the 1964 Civil Rights Act: the Ameri...Show more This month we celebrate the anniversary of the second-most important civil rights law in American history behind only the 1964 Civil Rights Act: the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which Congress passed in 1990. But while you might hear this law lauded, you likely won’t hear about the wide-ranging efforts in recent years — mainly by congressional Republicans and the Trump administration — to undermine disability rights. Show less
Why I wrote the Americans with Disabilities Act The bill, a model for bipartisanship, addressed hideous discrimination faced by people with disabilities.
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In January 1987, I sat down at a word processor in my small office at the National Council on Disability and began writing the first draft of a bill. NCD ...Show more In January 1987, I sat down at a word processor in my small office at the National Council on Disability and began writing the first draft of a bill. NCD published my draft of the Americans with Disabilities Act bill in 1988; it was introduced in Congress with a few changes that same year, and provided the basis for the revised version that was signed into law July 26, 1990. On the ADA’s 25th anniversary, I want to tell the unlikely story of how this historic federal law came to be, and to reflect on what the law has accomplished. Show less
Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities | ADA 25th Anniversary - YouTube
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Google is proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act. To learn more about the history of the ADA and the disability right... Google is proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act. To learn more about the history of the ADA and the disability right... Show less
The ADA Generation Speaks: Let’s Make ADA Education Part of the Core Curriculum
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I am pleased to introduce Raven Wilson as a guest blogger today. Raven is a 24-year-old graduate student at Northern Illinois University studying Vision r...Show more I am pleased to introduce Raven Wilson as a guest blogger today. Raven is a 24-year-old graduate student at Northern Illinois University studying Vision rehab and assistive technology. A self-proclaimed nerd, she likes everything from Harry Potter books to Marvel movies — and lucky for us, she enjoys creative writing, too! Here she is with a thought-provoking reflection on the 30-year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Show less
Kari Sheldon - before the ADA - YouTube
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Self-Advocacy Online (www.selfadvocacyonline.org), a website providing useful, accessible information to people with intellectual and developmental disabilit... Self-Advocacy Online (www.selfadvocacyonline.org), a website providing useful, accessible information to people with intellectual and developmental disabilit... Show less
The ABCs of the ADA
Your Early Childhood Program's Guide to the Americans With Disabilities Act
Book - 2009
Easterseals - What is the ADA anyway? | Facebook
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This week is the 26th anniversary of the ADA…but what does it all mean exactly? Can you answer this question? #ADA26 This week is the 26th anniversary of the ADA…but what does it all mean exactly? Can you answer this question? #ADA26 Show less
10 Things You May Not Know about the ADA | HEATH Resource Center | The George Washington University
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The Disability Connection Newsletter, July 2014, published an article entitled, "10 Things You May Not Know about the ADA". The article has been reprinted below from Disability.Gov. The Disability Connection Newsletter, July 2014, published an article entitled, "10 Things You May Not Know about the ADA". The article has been reprinted below from Disability.Gov. Show less
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