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...

We go everywhere!

Leo (born 1998) and Max (born 2001)
Concord, CA
Because of the ADA...

I have a job!

Jacki (born 1983)
Wisconsin
Because of the ADA...

I'm no longer someone who can be put in the back and ignored. I'm no longer shunned. I'm not invisible anymore. In the old days, people would not even talk to you.

Terry Yunt (age 60)
Sacramento, CA
Because of the ADA...

I got to go to law school and become an ADA attorney.

Sheri B. (born 1965)
Cupertino, CA
Because of the ADA...

I can travel independently throughout Northern California!!!

Jan (born 1962)
California
Because of the ADA...

. . . I have a positive identity.

. . . I have been able to go to school.

. . . I have been able to work.

Thank you! ;)

Suzanne Levine (born 1961)
San Francisco, CA
Because of the ADA...

I made the USA National Team and am able to train thanks to VA.

Barry
Vallejo, CA
Because of the ADA...

I can go to sporting events with my family.

Julie Day (born 1997)
Walnut Creek, CA
Because of the ADA...

More freedom

Ruth (born 1970)
Sunny Vale, CA
Because of the ADA...

Mobility around town. Room to navigate.

Jeanette Ziegen (born 1955)
Fresno, CA

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