Activists Fight to Rewrite Disabilities Act (NPR)

November 5, 2007

When the Americans with Disabilities Act became law in 1990, it opened opportunities for people with disabilities. The Supreme Court in 1999 said people who could control their conditions - with medications and devices like insulin pumps - might not be considered disabled. Earlier this year, a court in Alabama ruled that a man with mental retardation did not count as disabled. 

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