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ADA25 Celebration Continues with Discussions, Workshops and Film Screening


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By Nichole Moorman The second week of the ADAD25 Celebration continues with a host of activities including panel discussions, a film screening, and a performance by the Dancing Wheels Company, sponsored by the President Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning (PACDAP) and the City Commission on Disabilities, as well as other various organizations.   On… Read More

“ADA 25” Launches a Month-Long Celebration on October 6th

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Tuesday, October 6, launches a month-long celebration called “ADA 25” commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Ohio University Presidential Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning (PACDAP) is sponsoring, in conjunction with the City of Athens, 26 events in the month of October to celebrate this anniversary…. Read More

ADA25 Celebration Series to Kick Off in October


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This past July, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrated the 25th anniversary of the landmark civil rights law, addressing discrimination against people with mental and physical disabilities. Starting October 6, the Presidential Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning (PACDAP) and the City Commission on Disabilities will sponsor a four week long event series… Read More

Series of Events to Celebrate 25 Years of the “Americans With Disabilities Act”

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On this episode of “Conversations from Studio B”, join host Carolyn Lewis and her guests, Carey Busch and Dianne Bouvier, in a discussion of the upcoming events associated with the ADA25 Celebration Series. The Presidential Advisory Council on Disability and Accessibility Planning and the City Commission on Disabilities are coordinating a series of events during… Read More

Ohio University Communication Studies Professor to Support Fathers of Special Needs Children

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Professor Stephanie Tikkanen sees needs of caregiver men not being met Four-year-old Jayden has an incredibly rare genetic mutation known as Sturge-Weber Syndrome. The most obvious symptom is a port-wine stain on his face. The most severe symptoms though are blindness and being confined to a wheelchair. But in addition to being a beautiful, loving… Read More

Advancing Equal Access: The History of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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On July 26, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The ADA, a civil rights law established in 1990, prevents discrimination against people with mental and physical disabilities in employment, transportation, accessibility accommodations, government programs and services, and other areas. The history of the ADA starts in 1986, when the National… Read More