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Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by Paul Brennan | Oct 11, 2017

The grant will help fund a nature play area that will combine a traditional playground with landscape-based features.

Posted by Paul Brennan | Aug 7, 2017

The U.S. Justice Department's sudden reversal in a case involving the Americans with Disabilities Act is adding to concerns about the Trump administration’s commitment to protecting civil rights.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 17, 2017

Local disability rights activists Harry Olmstead and Geoffrey Ford are teaming up with University of Iowa students, city officials and other community partners to survey downtown Iowa City restaurants for...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Nov 1, 2016

Illustrations by Megan Creasey Voters with disabilities can face challenges when heading to the polls, including difficulty finding transportation to polling locations, challenges accessing polling booths or filling out traditional...

Posted by Matthew Byrd | Jul 29, 2015

This July marks the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The law, spearheaded by recently retired Senator...

Tom Harkin
Posted by Drew Bulman | Jul 14, 2014

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) will give the keynote speech at the 24th annual Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration in downtown Iowa City on July 26...