Americans with Disabilities Act
This program is part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
Matthew Brault and Curtis Decker talked about the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among other issues, they discussed the definitions of “disability,” demographics of disabled Americans, types of disabilities, employment status and poverty rates among the disabled, and the effects of federal policies on the disability community.
People in this video
Matthew Brault Statistician U.S. Census Bureau->Health and Disability Statistics Branch
Curt Decker Executive Director National Disability Rights Network
- Susan Swain Host C-SPAN
- C-SPAN | Washington JournalC-SPAN | Washington Journal
More Videos From
Washington JournalMore Videos
Black Population in the United States
Nicholas Jones and Cynthia Gordy talked about the black population in the U.S., and government policies that affect their community.…
U.N. Disabilities Treaty
Eric Buehlmann talked about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, a treaty which aims to establish…
Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary
Witnesses testified on the legacy and future of the Americans with Disabilities Act 20 years after its enactment.
Lennard Davis talked about his book, Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave…