Help for the ADA in Three Ways

Posted on 15 September 2007. Filed under: ADA Restoration Act of 2007, Advocacy, Audism |

Three other bloggers have recently blogged on the ADA Restoration Act of 2007:

Help for the ADA is on the Way, Sept 14 ’07 at Paotie’s Green Couch/Crumbling of Things. About how disability and deaf/hoh community has watched with distress as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 gradually lost its ability to protect the rights of Americans with disabilities. About how the ADA Restoration Act of 2007 is meant to restore the original intent of the ADA.

Indianapolis Bar Association Expresses Support for ADA Restoration, Sept 14 ’07, Day in Washington announces that the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Diversity Task Force has now come out in support of the ADA Restoration Act of 2007. Follow the link to read the press release explaining why they support the bill.

New ADA Restoration podcast from Disability Nation, Sept 13 ’07, ADA Restoration Act blog. Follow the link if you wish to download an audio podcast from Disability Nation on the ADA Restoration Act; how it would impact people with disabilities; and what the US Chamber of Commerce has (erroneously) said about it. Or, alternately, you can read the transcript here at ReunifyGally.

Want to learn more? See my continually-updated list of blog entries on the ADA Restoration Act from all over the web. If you haven’t seen it recently, then you may want to check it out again. It has been drastically expanded from the time it first went up, with about 100 individual blog entries listed from many different bloggers. It’s always available from the top navigation bar: just click “On the ADA Restoration Act.”

Also, don’t miss these: One group of activists has posted a short list of simple ideas of things you can do. And do check out the ADA Restoration Blog for updates. Or browse through more background information on the ADA Restoration Act. Or contact your legislators (just be sure to uncheck the box asking to be added to their action alert email list, unless you want to receive them).


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I wanted to post a comment about somebody else’s comment reflecting the perception that the Deaf community somehow feels itself to be superior to the general disability population. Oh well. I posted a new blog reflecting somewhat this perception.

Keep up the good work.


Paotie: I’m confused — to what comment are you referring to? I have not deleted any comments. So since it is not here (and if you’re pretty sure you remember correctly that it was somewhere at ReunifyGally) then maybe it was under some other post at ReunifyGally? You could try poking through the archives (see the navigation bar on the left hand side of this page).

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