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The Americans with Disabilities Act: Signs of Progress, Yet…

Thursday, July 26, 2018

By Judith HeumannThe ADA turns 28 today. The law raised expectations on the part of Disabled people and many in society that over time we will break barriers and achieve equality. We’ve made some progress, but there is still a lot to be done. Twenty-eight years after our Emancipation Proclamation equal opportunity is still elusive. It took thousands of years for society to build up the belief ...