What is it about?

On the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the author describes the discovery of unfinished memoirs of scholar and disability activist Andrew I Batavia, writer of title III ADA regulations for this landmark act.

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Why is it important?

Periodically , we should take stock on the impact of the American's with Disabilities Act Of 1990 as well as honor all those who have contributed to this landmark act.


It is interesting to see how disability activist, Andrew I Batavia's life mission of increasing control and choice, dovetailed with the ADA of 1990.

Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Mitchell Batavia
New York University

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This page is a summary of: A brother’s memoir, Disability & Society, July 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2019.1639665.
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