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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Turns 25


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Turns 25

Sunday, July 26 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This act has changed the way institutions serve individuals with disabilities and it has had the wonderful unintended consequence of making the world more universally accessible to all. Please join PCC Library in celebrating this landmark anniversary.

Find out about library-related services and resources that support ADA and universal design by searching for the word disability on the Library’s website.

Recommended websites

ADA.gov
An index to information and technical assistance on the American with Disabilities Act.  Includes a timeline of ADA milestones.

ADA National Network
Explore information on the Americans with Disabilities Act by audience, topic, region, and state. Includes employment, state and local government, public accommodations, telecommunications and more.

Northwest ADA Center
White House fact sheet to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

President Obama celebrates ADA (video)
President Obama delivers a speech on July 20, 2015 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the ADA.