Electric Edge logo

cartoon of man diving
   <><> MEDIA CIRCUS<><>    


The 10th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act spawned a large number of stories in U.S. news media outlets -- sometimes with extra reports in the online editions. Newspapers also ran opinion articles from disability writers.

Here's a sampling of the coverage:

Collecting on a Promise: Disabled say they are still in fight for rights 10 years after disabilities act - San Francisco Chronicle (Jul 26, 2000)

Free Our People: Washington Post series marks ADA's 10th birthday.

ADA's 10th Anniversary Marked With Initiatives - The Washington Post (Jul 27, 2000)

The Washington Post Special Report: The Americans with Disabilities Act

Disabilities Act a Decade Later: Activists Cautiously Celebrate 10 Years of Progress - ABC News (Jul 26, 2000)

Seeking Laws for Disabilities of the Attitude - NY Times (registration req'd) (Jul 26, 2000)

10 years later, Disabilities Act gets thumbs up - Rocky Mountain News (Jul 26, 2000)

Americans with Disabilities Act law 10 years old - Cincinnati Enquirer (Jul 26, 2000)

Advocates for disabled say they want more - Toledo Blade (Jul 26, 2000)

Disabled marking 10 years of ADA - PioneerPlanet (Jul 26, 2000)

Clinton marks passage of disabilities act, announces government hiring initiative - CNN (Jul 26, 2000)

Clinton Orders Hiring More Disabled - AP (Jul 26, 2000)

Disabled people say city makes the grade - Indianapolis StarNews (Jul 26, 2000)

Clinton Urges Government to Hire 100,000 Disabled - Reuters (Jul 26, 2000)

For Ogle, Heading Presidential Task Force Continues a Life of Advocacy - Washington Post (Jul 26, 2000)

Gore Warns Disabled of Bush High Court - Los Angeles Times (Jul 26, 2000)

Solution sought on curb lawsuit: City, disabled seek mediator - Sacramento Bee (Jul 26, 2000)

A decade later, Disabilities Act has made its mark in schools - Christian Science Monitor (Jul 25, 2000)

Is the disabilities act working? - CNN (Jul 25, 2000)

Gore Unveils Disabled Rights Package - AP (Jul 25, 2000)

U.S. law removes obstacles - Ohio.com (Jul 24, 2000)

Mother's dedication levels the playground for disabled children - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Jul 23, 2000)

Disabled Athletes Note Progress - AP (Jul 23, 2000)

Progress, Setbacks in Disability Law - AP (Jul 22, 2000)

Despite gains, disabled lag in jobs, health care - San Francisco Examiner (Jul 20, 2000)

Searching for the Fair Way - Washington Post (Jul 17, 2000)

Disability Act's progress, limits marked - Boston Globe (Jul 14, 2000)

The Struggle for a Curbless World - Washington Post (Jul 14, 2000)

Disabled celebrate 10th anniversary of law guarding rights - Chicago Tribune (Jul 10, 2000)

Deaf worker's suit puts spotlight on disability law's impact - originally ran in the Boston Globe July 30, 2000

Tour carries torch for civil rights laws to protect disabled - San Francisco Examiner (Jun 18, 2000)

Court rejects paralyzed athlete's bid for workers' comp - Dallas Morning News (Jun 16, 2000)

Final Talks in Access Suit Against Macy's - San Francisco Chronicle (Jun 15, 2000)

Advertising: Skeptics Question Christopher Reeve's Madison Avenue Connections - NY Times (registration req'd) (Jun 15, 2000)

Opinion articles by . . .

Andrew J. Imparato, President of the American Association of People with Disabilities, in The Washington Post

William Stothers, Center for An Accessible Society in The San Diego Union-Tribune.

Josie Byzek of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities, in The Philadelphia Inquirer

If you know of other articles we've missed, please email us.




This Website produced by Cliffwood Organic Works