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22nd Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act - June 26, 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was the world's first civil rights law promoting equality for people with disabilities. It was a collaborative effort of the legislative and the executive branches, federal and state agencies, and people with and without disabilities.

The ADA Anniversary is a time that we can reflect positively on a law that has made a great impact on the lives of people with disabilities and our country over the past 22 years. As stated in the Preamble of the ADA, it was intended “to assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.”

To learn more about the ADA, visit the ADA National Network website.

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