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?
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Because of the ADA...

I'm not defined by my disability but my abilities, and there is no shame in my limitations, whatever they may be.

Kelly Klain (born 1957)
Fairfax, CA
Because of the ADA...

Helps people.

Tyler (born 2005)
Sunny Vale, CA
Because of the ADA...

We have protection from nasty employers who don't hire back good works after disability.

Eden (born 1967)
San Francisco, CA
Because of the ADA...

I am able to hold a job, travel throughout the country, and lead a full, independent, and happy life.

Peter (born 1966)
Novato, CA
Because of the ADA...

Everyone has a chance to an equal playing field.

Katelynn
Sacramento, CA
Because of the ADA...

I'm a member of a wonderful group of people as inclusive as any "minority group" could ever be.

Kelly (born 1957)
Fairfax, CA
Because of the ADA...

We're more visible!

Rich (born 1977)
California
Because of the ADA...

We have more accessibility and freedom. ;)

Because of the ADA...

We can see a movie. ;) We can find a spot with room for a ramp . . . We can go into buildings with ramps . . . We love the ADA!

Jenny Lynn
Walnut Creek, CA
Because of the ADA...

Along way to go, but . . . More awareness, and more work on accessibility. More disability rights. More empathy now towards disabled and more etiquette training needed towards us.

Committee on Disabilities, S. M. County
South San Francisco, CA

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