Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Personal Reflections

Katherine describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act,, civil rights legislation intended for the 19% of Americans with disabilities, has given her greater access to the good things in life.

Uplifted by the ADA

By Dan Sullivan With the advent of the ADA’s upcoming 25th anniversary, has this historic legislative act completely changed the world for those of us with disabilities? The surprising answer may be a resounding no. The reason being is that the Americans with Disabilities Act never was meant to make wholesale changes. Instead, it was…

The Golden Slipper

By Michelle Roach When imagining the typical bowler, you probably think of a middle-aged to older gentlemen with a beer belly. At 25 years old, female, and actively trying to avoid a beer belly, I am definitely a standout on my bowling league. Another time I stood out on the lanes was when I went…

I’m Blind–I Quit

Theresa describes what happened when her vision loss forced her to resign from her job. A good mentor, she finds, can go a long way in making the workplace accommodating for people with disabilities.