How the ADA Improved the Lives of Denver's Disability Community

 

For the past 30 years, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been improving conditions for the differently abled — and for the rest of us, too. Some remarkably courageous people right here in Denver inspired change.

 


The ADA's Impact on the lives of three Denverites

 

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, André van Hall — who lost his eyesight in 2011 — talks about how he's benefited from it.

What does true accessibility look like to a Native Signer and Deaf Interpreter? Chelsea Lee shares some thoughts to mark the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

“I use the hashtag #WheelchairBossLife because that’s what I feel like I’m doing,” says Denver actor and disability rights advocate Stewart Tucker Lundy as he reflects on how the ADA has impacted his life.