Incapacity Pleasure: Celebrating the 31st anniversary of the ADA

President Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990 on the South Lawn of the White House. (Courtesy photo of George Bush Presidential Library and Museum)

It has been almost 31 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed, and today housing for people with cognitive and physical disabilities is part of everyday life. On the occasion of the anniversary of the ADA, July is the month of the Disabled Pride. It is a time to celebrate progress and raise awareness. Members of the Governors Council on Disabilities and Special Education share news of the upcoming virtual nationwide celebration.

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

  • Jena Crafton, Advocate and member of the Governors Council on Disabilities and Special Education
  • Ric Nelson, Advocate and member of the Governors Council on Disabilities and Special Education

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Live broadcast: Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations across the country.
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