Disability Laws Are Not Just a U.S. Thing

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So many things have happened in the last couple of weeks, it’s hard to pick one to write about.  But today I think I’ll talk about accessibility and disability laws.  I find that some in the U.S. believe the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) law is unique.  Certainly it’s the law that pertains to the U.S., but there are other countries that have similar laws.

Rather than try to list other country’s laws (because I would surely miss some), check out this excellent site, Academic Network of European Disability Professionals.  This site has great “country profiles” on various European countries regarding disabilities.  The information is a little, uh, academic in nature (didn’t that sounds better than dry or boring as synonyms…I mean, adjectives?).  But to be fair, they warn us about this in the title of the organization.

I was also very encouraged to hear of a conference held…

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2 responses to “Disability Laws Are Not Just a U.S. Thing

  1. Thanks for the reblog.

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