e d g e - education for disability and gender equity

Government
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
   

IntroductionStatue of FDR in a wheelchair - girl on crutches standing nearby

Goal:

To understand how the U.S. government affects the lives of citizens, and how citizens influence the government, through laws such as the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.


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