Five Things to Know About the American Disabilities Act

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the American Disabilities Act (ADA), we break down five things you need to know about this historic legislation. On Tuesday, we'll be back with our thoughts and shared experiences from people directly affected by this law.

  1. It took decades of thousands of people working locally to pass the ADA 
  2. Defining "disability" under the ADA is very fact-intensive
  3. The ADA helped bring about massive changes
  4. But we have a long way to go.
  5. There are many ways you can work toward disability justice. 

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