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CONTENTS

1 Introduction
2 Why Enact the ADA?
3 What Does the ADA Do?
4 The U.S. Constitution
5 How Voters Influence Elected Officials
6 The Disability Vote
7 Setting the Stage for the ADA
8 Campaigning for the ADA
   
9 Activity
 
10 Resources
   

GOVERNMENT: RESOURCES

Video (.MPG Files):
- Man working in a bookstore (258KB - 1:15 to download)

ADA & EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
What to Do if You Think You have been Discriminated Against - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/ek97/what2do.htm

Online Brochures on the ADA - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/publicat.htm#ADAbrochures

Myths about the ADA - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/archives/pubs/ek96/lawmyth.htm

Cost and Analysis of Accomodations Made to Employees with Disabilities - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/archives/pubs/ek96/benefits.htm

Recent Court Rulings and Impact on Title 1 of the ADA - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/ek99/title1.htm

Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act - http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

MYTHS about DISABLED PEOPLE
Dispelling Myths about People with Disabilities -
http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/fact/dispel.htm

Myths and Facts About People with Disabilities - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/fact/mythfact.htm

PROFILES of DISABLED PEOPLE
Disabled People Working in Information Technology
- http://www.cnn.com/TECH/computing/9809/12/disabled.idg/

Marianne Duffy (became a para after a car accident) - http://www.idg.net/go.cgi?id=27908

Wild Disabled Artists - http://www.disabilityworld.org/10-12_00/arts/interviews.htm

Paraplegic Taxi Driver in New York City - http://www.cnn.com/US/9806/13/disabled.cabbies/index.html

Football and the ADA - http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/fbutler.htm

Police Officer's Right to be Reassigned After Disability - http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/fduvoll.htm

Rosie Talamantes, Latina Scientist - http://rasem.nmsu.edu/~rasem/bios/rtalaman/award.html

United Nations - Human Rights and Disabled People - http://www.un.org/Photos/disabled.htm

DIVERSITY & STATISTICS
Disability and Cultural Diversity -
http://www.pcepd.gov

Disability and Diversity: New Leadership for a New Era - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/diverse/intro.htm

Disability Data Resources - http://www50.pcepd.gov/pcepd/pubs/ek99/resources.htm


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