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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Pathfinder

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  • Does the ADA secure the civil rights of people with disabilities?
  • Have employment opportunities (for the disabled) improved since the passage of the ADA?
  • Did Congress design the ADA to protect a small number of individuals with severe disabilities or those of the public whose minor disabilities could easily be corrected?
  • Has the ADA increased the number of discrimination claims filed?
  • Should disabled people who rely on Medicaid lose that insurance when they have full-time employment?
  • Do ADA provisions on mental health restrict employers in the hiring of capable and reliable workers?
  • Does the ADA force business to hire unqualified people?
  • What are "reasonable accommodations"?
  • Should former substance abusers be covered by the ADA?
  • Is ADA compliance too expensive? Does the act impose unreasonable burdens on business?
  • Should schools mainstream students with disabilities?
  • Discuss new technology that will make a difference for people with disabilities like gyroscopic wheelchairs, the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility Project, Dean Kamen's prosthetic arm, etc.

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