ADA

ADA advocates worried about new Republican bill

Feb 20, 2018
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A recently passed House bill has many in the disability community speaking out. Advocates say the ADA Education and Reform Act would gut many provisions under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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The City of Buffalo owns seven of the eight Buffalo and Erie County Library System branches in the city. A new master lease between the city and Library System will allow branches to seek grants to pay for major rehabs.

Mason's Mission Foundation

A new $500,000 playground is now open in Pendleton - but this is not just any playground. The family who raised the money for the project say for the first time, children and parents can play together in a truly 100 percent inclusive handicapped-accessible playground.

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It's a legal term which can scare business people...reasonable accomodation.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

This past July the nation celebrated the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act.  The civil rights law was designed to prevent discrimination against those with disabilities. A section of the law also works to make sure places are accessible.  But one local woman brought her story to WBFO's Eileen Buckley, describing her life filled with 'inaccessibility'.