WebAIM: Anniversaries Celebrated

Anniversaries Celebrated

Sunday, July 26, 2020 marked the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. During WebAIM’s 20th anniversary year, we take this opportunity to cherish this landmark legislation which codified equal opportunity and protections for those with disabilities.

For many, it is difficult to recall the reality of life before the ADA. Concepts like “self-determination”, “independent living”, and  even “choice” were battlegrounds for those with disabilities. The ADA provided both aspirations and legal protections that facilitated great improvements.

During the signing ceremony, George H.W. Bush indicated:

Our success with this act proves that [...]

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