They abandoned their wheelchairs and crawled up the Capitol steps

The “Capitol Crawl” protest for disability rights on March 12, 1990, might have been the single most important catalyst for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 25 years ago. The law aimed to end segregation of physically and mentally disabled persons and promised them equal opportunity to participate in society, live independently … Continue reading They abandoned their wheelchairs and crawled up the Capitol steps