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...

My husband can go more places with me.

Becky (1961) and Larry Lilly
Bath, IL
Because of the ADA...

I have my home.

K.A.H. (1947)
Springfield, IL
Because of the ADA...

I was able to help other people with disabilities through my work. Help them make their dreams come true like mine have.

Megan Waldschmidt (1984)
Peoria, IL
Because of the ADA...

I can understand what people say. I can have an interpreter. I'm not dumb anymore.

Susan Nolls (1950)
Jacksonville, IL
Because of the ADA...

Having the rights to our independence, freedom, and equality!

Angela Botz (1965)
Granite City, IL
Because of the ADA...

My 55-year-old disabled brother has worked for 35 years and lives on his own!

Marguerite Simon (1955)
Springfield, IL
Because of the ADA...

The ADA did a whole lot for me and others and with our ADA a whole lot of people will be happy, so thanks to the ADA for that.

Vincent (1954)
Normal, Illinois
Because of the ADA...

My parents have access to the wonderful sights the city has to offer - Plus they can now use public transportation to get there!

(1959)
Chicago, IL
Because of the ADA...

It helps me go anywhere. 

Because of the ADA...

I got to go to Vegas. 

Tom Severs (1959)
La Porte, IN

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