25 Years of the ADA

July 29, 2015
Allison Hoit

July 21, 2015

Jen Remick (205) 313-7417 or jenr@lakeshore.org
Amy Rauworth (205) 313-7487 or amyr@lakeshore.org

July 26, 2015
The 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Throughout the year and on the ADA 25th Anniversary – July 26, 2015, celebrate the most comprehensive federal disability rights law-the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-in your workplaces, schools and communities. While much progress has been made, much remains to be done.

Real life stories of how the ADA has created opportunities and changed lives.
Disability rights ARE civil rights! Join Lakeshore Foundation and its National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability as we celebrate differences, remove stigmas, and create opportunities. Visit our website to hear personal stories from the individuals pictured below at: http://www.nchpad.org/ada25. Personal interviews available upon request.

Businesses and the ADA
Learn more about how to interact with customers with disabilities and how to ensure that your business is accessible to all customers at http://www.nchpad.org/ada25.

Pledge ON
Become a part of the nationwide celebration, sign the PLEDGE ON! to ADA25, explore the ADA Anniversary Tool Kit, and show your commitment to the ADA throughout the year and annually for the ADA Anniversary – July 26.

Join us in the conversation on Facebook and Twitter #ADA25. Post photos on Instagram and share the celebration!

About Lakeshore Foundation

Lakeshore is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which serves people with physical disability throughout Alabama, across the country and around the world. Since 1984, Lakeshore has helped advance and promote the impact of positive, long-term physical and emotional effects of physical fitness on people with disability. From infants to seniors, to injured members of our military and elite-level athletes, every participant is free to discover his or her own potential. Learn more about www.lakeshore.org

About the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability

For 16 years, the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability has been successfully implementing a comprehensive, inclusive health promotion agenda targeting the 56 million Americans with a disability. NCHPAD is the premier resource for information on physical activity, health promotion, and disability, serving persons with physical, sensory and cognitive disability across the lifespan. NCHPAD features a variety of resources and services which can benefit all ages and populations that can be found online at www.nchpad.org.