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Guest Post: The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 21 (and is Ready to Party)

July 26, 2011
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Cross-Posted at Tales of the Angry Negro (link below) On April 26, 2001 we again celebrate the Anniversary of the Passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and pay deference to its younger brother – the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The ADA is turning 21 this year and though less hoopla is being...
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ADA Amendments Act Lawsuit – Kirk Jenkins v. The National Board of Medical Examiners (Day in Washington Policy Podcast #35)

March 3, 2009
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Day in Washington Disability Policy Podcast – Episode Summary: Last year, one of the most contentious and the most uplifting events was the passage of the ADA Amendments Act.  On September 25, 2008, the legislation was signed into law.  In 2009, we are seeing the first applications of this new law in the American...
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ADA Amendments Act Passage – History in the making

September 17, 2008
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History was in the making today at the House passage of the ADA Amendments Act.  The first Americans with Disabilities Act rocked the nation and over the past 18 years has literally changed the face of the country.  Accessible architecture, elevators, ramps, accessible buses and taxis, meaningful access to programs and public places.  The...
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ADA Restoration Efforts – Senate Passage of the ADA Amendments Act

September 12, 2008
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Day in Washington: The Disability Policy Podcast explores and discusses various aspects of disability policy. Each episode will cover a specific issue within disability, and/or a disability-related news article. These 5-10 minute podcasts offer an easy to understand introduction to disability policy and resources for those interested in further study. You can find the text...
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Disability Policy Podcast Update (August 9th) – ADA Restoration: What is Really Going On?

August 25, 2008
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Unfortunately, I am (once again) behind on my posting and podcasts. Work has been quite busy and I was recently out of town for our national convention. In spite of the fact that I did not have a post for Day in Washington for August so far, I am still thinking about and working...
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