National Disability Independence Day

ADA 30 1990-2020. Americans with Disability Act. Celebrate the ADA! July 26, 2020. “This Act is powerful in its simplicity. It will ensure that people with disabilities are given the basic guarantees for which they have worked so long and so hard. Independence, freedom of choice, control of their own lives, the opportunity to blend fully and equally into the rich mosaic of the American mainstream.” President George H.W. Bush, ADA Signing Ceremony - July 26,1990

National Disability Independence Day on July 26th commemorates the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26th, 1990. The Americans with Disabilities Act provides protection from employment discrimination as well as better access to goods, services, and communications for people with disabilities.

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