ADA Restoration Act Around the Web

Posted on 6 November 2007. Filed under: ADA Restoration Act of 2007, Advocacy, Audism |

I’ve been too busy with other commitments to do more than maybe weekly posts for this blog. But fortunately, other bloggers have been taking up the slack in talking about the ADA Restoration Act of 2007. Here are some fresh, interesting posts for you to browse through.

Tennessee on the Road for the ADA Nov 6 ’07. The Freedom Bus has been touring across the nation to educate the ordinary person in the street about the ADA Restoration Act and why it matters to them with an exhibit, speeches, and local events. This stop: Nashville, Tennessee.

NH for Hillary Announces the Endorsement of Prominent Granite State Disability Advocates Nov 6 ’07, NH Insider; 26 local disability advocates in New Hampshire endorse Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for the president because of her strong support for disability rights, including the ADA Restoration Act.

3 more on Halloween Nov 5 ’07, the ADA Restoration blog reports that there are three new co-sponsors in the House for the ADA Restoration Act, bringing the total to 235.

Protecting our rights” Nov 4 ’07, Danieldoo urges readers with “invisible” disabilities and health conditions (diabetes, epilepsy, cancer, etc.) to pay attention to the ADA Restoration Act–and fight for it.

Catching up: Road to freedom tour stops in Rochester Oct 31 ’07, the Roving Activist’s Blog presents this belated write-up of the ADA Road to Freedom tour’s September 4 stop in Rochester, New York. In a word, “Awesome”–but follow the link for a summary of the highlights.

ADA in Struggle, Oct 30 ’07, deaf cartoonist Dan McClintock presents us with a visual depiction of the ADA struggling for survival.


PLEASE make an ASL vlog (or a written blog, if you like) on the ADA Restoration Act! If you do, I’d be delighted to link to you!

CCD has compiled an excellent collection of materials on the ADA and on the ADA Restoration Act of 2007, so it’s well worth following their link to www.c-c-d.org/ada. If you’re still new to the subject, this can help you understand why the ADA Restoration Act is critical to pass and why we should all be involved.

See my continually-updated list of blog entries from all over the web about the ADA Restoration Act of 2007, always available from the top navigation bar at “On the ADA Restoration Act.”

See examples of specific court cases that have served to undermine the spirit and intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act: click on “ADA Court Cases” under “categories” in the right-hand navigation bar. I still have a few more ADA Court Cases in the coming few weeks.

Also, don’t miss these links: One group of activists has posted a short list of simple ideas of things you can do to help get the Restoration Act passed. And do check out the ADA Restoration Blog for updates. Or browse through background information on the ADA Restoration Act. Or contact your legislators.

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