The Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 25 Years

By: Patti Becker, Community Network Specialist


The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) give civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities like those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. The ADA and ADAAA also assure equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities for access to businesses, employment, transportation, state and local government programs and services, and telecommunications.


You can find out more about these events and how the ADA impacts Wisconsin citizens by visiting the Wisconsin ADA Stories website.


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