10 Crucial Ways We Can Make Society More Inclusive for People With Disabilities | Kristin Duquette

The Americans with Disabilities Act celebrated its 25th year of coming into law last month, and while it has changed countless lives, it has become apparent that inclusion loopholes still exist.The ADA was designed to have people with disabilities become viable and authentic citizens within the United States, but access to resources are still denied and the disability community continues to fight for basic civil rights.

On the outside it’s easy to assume that because of the ADA, discrimination never occurs and full equality prevails for every person with a disability…. Just because a president signed a piece of legislation into law doesn’t mean that a) it’s fully enforced and b) it 100 percent changed our culture on how we view the disability community.

Disabled or able-bodied, we all have the power and responsibility to make society more inclusive for everyone. From lived experiences to listening to the disability community, here are 10 ways we can continue to make our world more accepting of people with disabilities.

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