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About Greta Menard

Posts by Greta Menard…
President George H.W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law.

#ADA30: Increasing Access and Opportunity and the Thrill of Discovering What You Can Do

The month of July always has a special resonance with me, because it marks the anniversary of two events that significantly impacted my life and career. One would have a profound impact on my life, both personally and professionally, even if I didn’t know it at the time: the passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law by George H.W. Bush 30 years ago this weekend, on July 26, 1990.… Read more

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Honoring 30 Years of the ADA

30 years ago, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities across community life, including employment. … Read more

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 30 – A Piece of JAN History

Back in 1983 prior to the ADA’s passage, a national project called JAN had begun that, in its original conceptual framework, would enable employers across the U.S. to share information about the accommodations they were making for people with disabilities in the workplace. JAN has evolved over the years based on the mandates of the times, and yet its core mission over these 36+ years remains the same – increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.… Read more