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ADA Turns 25!

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Joe – Lakewood, Colorado – “There is a special place in my heart for Wade Blank.  I’m thankful for his work getting people out of nursing prisons and into their own homes and organizing those individuals into an army of volunteers who blocked Denver buses, demanding access to public...

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ADA Turns 25!

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Susan – Backersfield, Missouri – “My daughter fell through the cracks because the principal made a judgment on what he thought she could do, instead of following the law.” The ADA has helped people, but there are ways it can be better. For example, I don’t think principals and...

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ADA Turns 25!

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Victor – Greeley, Colorado – “Without this law, I would be forgotten, much like the people who lived before the ADA was implemented. I want to give a big thank you to the men and women who made this possible.” The ADA has allowed me the chance to pursue...

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ADA Turns 25!

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Michael – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – “Assistance may vary from A to Z depending on the severity of the disability, but the relevancy is there!” It’s difficult to put in words how much I appreciate the fact ADA services exist. I think I speak for many people when I say...

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ADA Turns 25!

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Pat – Ava, Missouri – “No one ever expects to give birth to a child with a mental or physical disability, but it happens.” No one ever expects to give birth to a child with a mental or physical disability, but it happens. Services came to me before I...

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ADA Turns 25!

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Christina – Arvada, Colorado  “I am paralyzed from the shoulders down and I have been able to travel and work remotely.”  

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ADA Turns 25!

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Lonnie – Mexico, Missouri – “I am from the old-school and believe it to be the best school.”   I live on my own and have been my own legal guardian since 1990. I had to fight in court to receive my right to be in full control of my...

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Jim Trombley – “locked up” for a cure

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Jim Trombley, CDAK Regional Coordinator, participated in the MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Lock-Up event in Kenai, Alaska. By being “locked up” Jim raised $1,160 in donations to put towards a cure for muscle disease. Great work, Jim! To learn more, click here.

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ADA Turns 25!

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Mary and Opal – Joplin, Missouri – “For the first time in her life she had friends, not just family.” In 1992 I became the guardian of my 54 year old sister, Opal. My mother had a stroke and could no longer care for Opal. Opal had been diagnosed with...

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