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I have found a support system.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 24. I have found a support system. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a very large collection of laws to benefit what is often considered a single community, ‘Americans with disabilities’. Yet, this community is large and varied in their medical conditions and needs. Sometimes,… Read more »

I have a new member of my medical team.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 23. I have a new member of my medical team. Service dogs are task-trained to mitigate the impacts of disability. This looks different for each service dog team. A mobility dog might pick up dropped items, an autism assistance dog might disrupt behaviors, and a… Read more »

Universal designs enhance the experience for everyone, but are necessary for my participation.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 20. Universal designs enhance the experience for everyone, but are necessary for my participation. Universal design is the idea of designing environments, such that all people have the best possible experience. This means accommodations required for people with disabilities to participate also enhance the experience… Read more »

Public transportation is accessible to me.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 16. Public transportation is accessible to me. The ADA requires that public transportation is accessible.  This includes wheelchair lifts on buses, elevators to subway station stops, and accessible seating within transportation sources.  Even school buses must be made accessible! This is Dani and her service… Read more »

I can thrive in athletics through adaptive sports.

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 15.  I can thrive in athletics through adaptive sports. With the ADA has come a greater acceptance for persons with disabilities and inclusion of them.  Adaptive sports allow kiddos like Richard to enjoy friendly competition, sun, and fun!  Richard needs his service dog Roper by… Read more »

It has created a place for young people to be activists for a cause

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25 Ways the Americans with Disabilities Act has Changed Lives 11.  It has created a place for young people to be activists for a cause. As discussed already the ADA has increased awareness about disabilities, and in turn increased access to available programs.  With that comes an opportunity for people of all ages to lend… Read more »