September 14, 1981. The Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden reopens after renovation to provide access for the disabled. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: September 14, 1981
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. We’re highlighting diversity at the Smithsonian with a special series on accessibility, accommodation, resources and programs. In part one, we define our terms and give a preview of what’s ahead. #InclusionWorks Continue reading #InclusionWorks: National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Disabilities and the Workforce: Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act Continue reading Disabilities and the Workforce: Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the ADA
Katherine Ott, curator in the American History Museum’s Division of Medicine and Science, explains the civil rights significance of the 25-year-old Americans with Disabilities Act and previews some of the events and programs the museum plans to mark the anniversary of its passage.
Continue reading Nothing About Us Without Us: Celebrating 25 years of the Americans with Disabilities Act