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Indiana Summary from the Report Voices of Freedom: America Speaks Out on the ADA
This document is an excerpt from the National Council on Disability (NCD)’s July 26, 1995 Report to the President and Congress, "Voices of Freedom: America Speaks Out on the ADA" (Americans with Disabilities Act). The excerpt is the summary of the…

Monticello, Indiana Group with ADA at 25 Legacy Tour Bus
This photograph shows a group in front of the ADA Legacy Tour bus in Monticello, Indiana on June 20, 2015. The Monticello tour stop, at Indiana University Health White Memorial Hospital, was hosted by the Mayor’s ADA Advisory Council and the City of…

Al Tolbert - ADA Interview
“Back in the '80s, we didn't think about the Independent Living movement being a civil rights thing.” With the introduction of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legislation prior to its passage in 1990, says Al Tolbert, “the Independent Living…

Betty Williams - Learning About the ADA<br /><br />
“I was learning something about that Title and how we could apply it to the community in which we lived in and how it can help people's lives.” When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed, Betty Williams wanted to learn more about how the…

Ric Edwards - Breaking Down Barriers
"It is something that is going to change minds as well as break down the barriers," states Ric Edwards on the impact of the ADA. He goes on to explain, “The most significant change has to be the mindset that has been changed because that has much…

Al Tolbert - Changes Along the Way
“I've seen some things change, a lot of things change for the better,” says Al Tolbert of the disabilities rights movement. In 1971, Al was in a training accident in Germany that left him paralyzed. After his accident, Al got involved in the…

Ric Edwards - Spending Time with Justin Dart
“He was very gracious, and he was definitely a character.” That is how Ric Edwards described Justin Dart. Ric shares a story about the first time he met Justin Dart. He says, “I didn’t know anything about him but by his reputation.” Ric found their…

Nancy Griffin and Christine Dahlberg - Remembering Justin Dart&#039;s Nationwide ADA Tour
“Justin Dart was really something else,” recalls Christine Dahlberg. She discusses how at each town hall meeting he attended throughout the country, Justin made sure to acknowledge everyone’s efforts in regards to the ADA. Christine says, “I thought…

Christine Dahlberg and Nancy Griffin - ADA Training
"After the regulations passed, there was a big infusion of federal dollars to train people, mainly people with disabilities and other advocates on their rights, their new rights under the ADA," explains Christine Dahlberg. The Disability Rights…

Christine Dahlberg and Ric Edwards - Spreading the Word About the ADA
“We actually heard from a number of different people in a lot of different communities,” explains Ric Edwards of the town meetings held when Justin Dart visited Indiana. Christine Dahlberg discusses the Indiana Governor's Council for People with…