The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 25Play
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or the ADA, turns 25 on Sunday. The historic piece of legislation has changed the U.S. in many ways you can see, including wheelchair ramps, new buses and braille.
But there are aspects of the law that aren't so obvious. NPR's Pam Fessler and Joe Shapiro discuss the legacy of the Americans with Disabilities Act with Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti.
- Joseph Shapiro, NPR News Investigations correspondent. He tweets @NPRJoeShapiro.
- Pam Fessler, correspondent on NPR's National Desk. She tweets @pamelafessler.
This segment aired on July 23, 2015.