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The Spirit of ADA Torch Relay launched its cross-country tour in Houston on June 11th and will conclude in New York City on August 7, 2000.
Evan Kemp played a key role in making the ADA a reality. Our Edward Ellis reflects upon the time he met an important man and the relationship they developed through the years.
Let freedom and independence prevail. These are words which we often hear as we celebrate the anniversary of our countrys independence each year on July 4. It is our hope that you will also reflect upon the 10th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 25th Anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education.
The Access Patrol surveys businesses in New York City for compliance with The ADA. One recent sweep turned up ten businesses which cannot be entered at all by persons who use wheelchairs or scooters.
news, health, and caregivers:
A service/assistance dog can often mean the difference between big challenges and independence. Putting these special dogs into service is the goal of the newly-opened Canine Companions for Independence Training Center in Orlando, Florida.
All Work, No Play Makes for a Dull Day
"As an Occupational Therapist, I get to play with children while helping them to learn to do for themselves. What a great job! So when asked, "Work or play?" Play of course." An OT uses play techniques to make a big difference in the lives of children.
teens & kids:
Some children with disabilities have unique needs when they sit down to play. Toys R Us has toys to make play time easier and more meaningful.
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