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Disability Matters

Disability Matters

Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific

November 23rd 2010:Tony Coelho

Joyce welcomes The Honorable Tony Coelho, author of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and chair of the American Association of People with Disabilities. Discussed on the show will be his personal experience as a person living with epilepsy. He will reflect on the changes that have taken place in the lives of people with disabilities, including those with epilepsy, since the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990.

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The Honorable Tony Coelho

The most significant piece of legislation The Honorable Tony Coelho sponsored was the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which he introduced in the House on May 9, 1989. “The Americans with Disabilities Act provides a clear, comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities. This mandate is urgently needed by our Nation’s 43 million disabled citizens,” he stressed. His passion for this legislation stemmed from his experiences as a person living with epilepsy and from witnessing discriminatory behavior toward others with the condition. “My epilepsy is what makes me tick,” he said. ADA passed the House in May 1990 and was
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