Happy 30th Americans with Disabilities Act!
Celebrate, Learn and Share
- Share a #ThankstotheADA moment on social media
- Join the Virtual Disability Pride Parade
- Enjoy films from the Disability Film Challenge, which meet the challenge of disability representation on film
- Become aware of different perspectives, here are two: Don't Look Down on Me; How a Blind Astronomer was Able to Hear the Stars;
- Laugh and learn with comedians Stella Young and Maysoon Zayid
- Read more about it especially on an intersectional basis - sample titles include: Disability Visibility and All The Weight of Our Dreams
- Watch a movie such as Crip Camp, a Disability Revolution with a friend and talk about it.
- Visit a DisABILITY History Museum, or a Museum of Disability History online to consider what gains have been made, and the work that persists.
- Experience an Interview of the Honorable Tony Coelho, chief sponsor for the ADA bill in the House of Representatives and lifelong disability advocate. Learn more about the Section 504 sit-in with Judy Heumann.
- Participate in upcoming events throughout this 30th year with UMBC's Office of Accessibility and Disability Services.
- Student Disability Services for accessible education services for all students: undergraduate, graduate, summer, winter and more
- Accessibility and Disability Services for work (faculty staff and student employees) and campus-wide matters
- Report Accessibility Concerns online
- Interested faculty may engage with the Disability Studies Working Group