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Census Bureau releases annual "Fact for Features: Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act" for 28th Anniversary of the ADA

Census releases Facts for Features: Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

Each year, the United State Census Bureau releases the "Fact for Feature" for the ADA anniversary. The purpose of the Facts for Features is to provide information for news stories and other media posts.

from U.S. Census website:
On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.

This Facts for Features provides a demographic snapshot of the U.S. population with a disability and examines various services available to them. The statistics come from various Census Bureau censuses and surveys, covering different periods of time.

To view or download the year's Fact for Features for the 28th ADA Anniversary, visit the Census Bureau's webpage: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2018/disabilities.html.

 

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