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    Acceptance Is What Empowers Disabled Americans

    As a father of children with special needs, this article about the power of the Americans With Disabilities Act, a quarter-century old this week, hits close to home. The ADA didn’t just provide physical accommodations to people with disabilities; it also gave them a sense of entitlement. The essay is a great reminder of what laws can do to empower and help people achieve their potential. We should advocate to do more on behalf of those with special needs, and ultimately work to break down stereotypes and other barriers that continue to hinder their progress.

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