The Evolution of Inclusion in the U.S. for Persons with Disabilities

The ADA defines a person with a disability as a “person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities.” Eager to explore the evolution of inclusion of PWD before and after the ADA, VOSAP Research Intern and UCLA undergraduate student Emily Kennedy analyzes legislations in the U.S. across the areas of healthcare, housing, employment and education. She created an interactive timeline that highlights Supreme Court cases over the last 100 years.

To read more about Emily’s work, check out her executive summary here.


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