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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2020 on Barriers in the Community and at Home
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I was recently diagnosed with a disability and I am finding barriers in my home and in my community. … Continue reading
Hispanic Heritage Month: What research is available to support Latinos and Hispanics with disabilities?
More than 5.2 million people who identify as Latino or Hispanic live with a disability in the United States. Latinos and Hispanics experience disabilities across the lifespan, and these disabilities can impact their ability to live. learn, and work independently. … Continue reading
A quick look at Titles IV and V of the ADA, with resources from the NIDILRR community! Continue reading
30th Anniversary of the ADA: Personal Reflections from Director Mark Odum on Where We Are and Where We Could Be in the Future
Today we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each year as the calendar turns to July, I notice growing multitudes of ADA related articles and announcements to attend conferences, seminars, and webinars … Continue reading
We continue our commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with a look at Title III: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations and in Commercial Facilities. What is a … Continue reading
This week we continue our celebration of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act by taking a quick look at Title II: State and Local Governments. This title, which is regulated and enforced by the … Continue reading
Throughout July we’re celebrating the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by exploring the research and resources available to help people with disabilities, employers, business owners, and government entities understand their rights and responsibilities under … Continue reading
On July 26th, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Thirty years later, an entire generation has grown up, gone to school, and joined the workforce in a world that is … Continue reading
A popular post among our English and Spanish readers, our blog post “Disability in the Latino Community” discusses the views on disability within the Latinx/Hispanic community. The views of the Latinx/Hispanic community toward disability within urban and suburban communities seem … Continue reading