On July 26, 2012, the nation commemorates the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). When President George H. W. Bush signed the bill into law 22 years ago, the ADA was the first piece of legislation to ensure equal rights and opportunities to people with disabilities. In other words, they now had a chance to achieve their American Dream.
Throughout the years, we’ve seen great advancements in access to education, community, and transportation. In fact, the 2010 Kessler Foundation/National Organization on Disability Survey of Americans with Disabilities revealed that less than a 10 percent gap remains between individuals with and without disabilities who are graduating high school,