Disabilities Act

Celebrating the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 26, 2019 will commemorate the 29th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On July 26, 1990 President George H.W. Bush signed this monumental piece of civil rights legislation that prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities and special needs across all facets of life, including transportation, employment, education, and other places open to the general public.  The ADA gave civil rights protections to people with disabilities similar to the protections provided to others on the

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Community Inclusion

What Is Community Inclusion & Why Is It a Win-Win Scenario?

Community inclusion is important because all people, regardless of their abilities, should be able to participate and engage in a full range of community activities. At Community Mainstreaming (CMA), the principles of community inclusion inform and fuel all of our programs. Continue reading to learn more about community inclusion and how we implement it to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to live as independently as possible.   What Is Community Inclusion? Community inclusion is the opportunity to live

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