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Fun for all ADA anniversary celebration time for rejoicing, reflection

Fun for all ADA anniversary celebration time for rejoicing, reflection

Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 25 years ago brought many positive changes to the lives of people with disabilities.

Curb curbs, assistive technology and accessible facilities were unheard of then. But much more needs to be done. …

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Someone you know deserves this award

Someone you know deserves this award

Deserving disability community members are sought as nominees for the 2015 Access Press Charlie Smith Award. The award deadline is fast approaching on Friday, August 21.

The Access Press Board of Directors wants to hear from readers with nominations for …

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Editor’s Column – August 2014

No need to talk about the weather this month: it’s been pretty perfect. Besides, there’s just too much else going on. There were several landmark anniversaries in the last few weeks. First was the 25th anniversary of the Americans with …

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History Note – August 2015: Parent movement helped set the stage for changes

History Note – August 2015:  Parent movement helped set the stage for changes

The parent movement helped countless people.

The parent movement helped set the stage for the larger disability rights movement which led to passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This history is excerpted from a history of the Partners in …

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Regional News in Review – August 2015

Regions tries motorized exoskeleton

Patients at Regions Hospital in St. Paul have been trying out a new motorized exoskeleton that lets them stand upright and, with no small effort, walk. One of those patients is Evans Bille, who fell a …

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Access changes set – Employment programs, housing are special session wins

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Minneapolis celebration includes essay contest

Radio Talking Book – July 2015

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The story of Access Press: 25 Years of Disability News in Minnesota

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