Jobless rate for disabled Americans still high 22 years after landmark law

Twenty-two years after passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, the employment rate for people with disabilities is still dismally low, and advocates want to change that.

“The ADA … has made a difference in the lives of people with disabilities … but

[for employment] the needle hasn’t moved,” says Helena Berger, executive vice president of the American Association of People with Disabilities in Washington.

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