Accessibility Tools

(562) 925-7473 (Bellflower, CA)

July is Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Month

NLU Banner ADA

NLU Banner ADA mobile

ADA Month: Promoting Inclusion and Equality

July marks the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990. This landmark legislation ensures that individuals with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, work, and participate fully in society. ADA Month is a time to celebrate progress, recognize ongoing challenges, and advocate for continued inclusion.

Key Provisions of the ADA

  1. Employment (Title I): Prohibits workplace discrimination and mandates reasonable accommodations.
  2. Public Services (Title II): Ensures access to public services and transportation.
  3. Public Accommodations (Title III): Requires accessibility in private businesses and nonprofit services.
  4. Telecommunications (Title IV): Mandates services for individuals with hearing or speech disabilities.
  5. Miscellaneous Provisions (Title V): Includes various protections and prohibits retaliation.

While the ADA has made significant strides, many barriers remain. Continued advocacy and stronger enforcement of ADA provisions are crucial for ensuring true equality and inclusion for individuals with disabilities.

ADA Month celebrates the progress toward a more inclusive society and renews our commitment to equal opportunities for all. Inclusion benefits everyone, and by advocating for change, we honor the spirit of the ADA. Happy ADA Month!

Call Now Button