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"Accommodations' for the disabled should become norms"

 

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In a recent article published in the Orlando Sentinel, Council member Sarah Goldman provides an eye-opening perspective on accessibility and how society should consider accommodating needs for all abilities.

 

As we reflect on the last 30 years of the ADA and move forward during unprecedented times, we hope you will read, be encouraged by and share this inspiring message.

Read Sarah's article on our website by clicking here.

Read Sarah's article on the Orlando Sentinel website by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
Congratulations to the 2020 Idelio Valdes Award Winner 
Danielle McGill
 
Idelio Award Winner 2020 Danielle McGill

 

A Special Thank you to all of our Disabilities & Transportation Awareness Day Partners

          

 

 

 

 

 

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