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Many aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act are visible, such as wheelchair ramps and braille.
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Many aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act are visible, such as wheelchair ramps and braille. (ewheeling/Flickr)
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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.

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This segment aired on July 23, 2015.

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