NCD: On the Threshold of Independence | Congressional Task Force | ADA Introduced: 100th Congress




The National Council on the Handicapped (now National Council on Disability, or NCD) issued its report On the Threshold of Independence.

The Congressional Task Force on the Rights and Empowerment of Americans with Disabilities was created by Rep. Owens, co-chaired by Justin Dart Jr. and Elizabeth Boggs.

The first version of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was introduced by Sen. Weicker and Rep. Coelho in the 100th Congress.   


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