Tag Archive: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

If disability rights are civil rights, why is the House of Representatives debating harmful reforms to the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Many social workers I interact with express the idea that the civil rights of disabled people were taken care of with the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). In… Continue reading

My response to the National Council on Disability’s (wonderful) new report on parents with disabilities

Earlier this morning, the National Council on Disability (NCD)¬†co-sponsored a congressional briefing on ensuring the rights of parents with disabilities. Co-sponsors included¬†the American Psychological Association, the National Association of Social Workers and the… Continue reading