Because of the ADA . . .

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Below are thoughts on what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) means to people. Has the ADA had an impact you?
Share your thoughts here.

Because of the ADA...

I've seen the community make necessary changes to allow access! Family & loved ones have more opportunities!

Jess (1986)
Morgantown, WV
Because of the ADA...

America is closer to equality and justice for all.

Daniel (1987)
Morgantown, WV
Because of the ADA...

My cousin was able to get access to quality public transpotatiion and education.

My friend was able to graduate with her MSW!

My buddy John was able to find a job

RDVIC can serve survivors of sexual & domestic violence that are differently-abled.

Amber Preston (1988)
Morgantown, WV
Because of the ADA...

THe lives of people I love became so much greater.Their influence lives on, because others had access

Margaret (1958)
Morgantown, WV
Because of the ADA...

My group of friends is way more diverse and fun!

I learned a beautiful language, ASL!

My kids see all kinds of people at schooland know everyone counts!

The world is easier for so many people I know

Barbara Walker (1961)
Morgantown, WV
Because of the ADA...

I was able to achieve my dream of becoming a deaf education lawyer!

Tawny Holmes (1982)
Silver Springs, MD
Because of the ADA...

I have been able to maintain my independence since 1973 and it has been a privilege to be able to work for 36 years. Own my own accessible home and work for the rights for all those who have disabilities. It has been a pleasure to see the changes now in 2015 but more needs to be done.

Debbie Gerstenberger (1955)
Springfield, ILlinois
Because of the ADA...

I am able to get services that helped me get a van and a new wheelchair.

Don Cantrall (1948)
Springfield, ILlinois
Because of the ADA...

My daughter was able to be educated alongisde her nondisabled peers. She is a real member of our community!

Deb Goodman (1953)
Caseyville, IL
Because of the ADA...

I come every year to learn about ADA.

Shirley Sturdivant (1953)
Springfield, ILlinois

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