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Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebratory PSA
by Helen Walsh
Sunday Apr 19th, 2015 11:28 PM
On the ADA's 100 day countdown to the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are pleased to announce the release of a universally designed 46 sec PSA marking the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This PSA highlights several events leading up to as well as the signing of the ADA
April 19th, 2015

Re: Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebratory PSA

On the ADA's 100 day countdown to the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are pleased to announce the release of a universally designed 46 sec PSA marking the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This PSA highlights several events leading up to as well as the signing of the ADA by President George H. W. Bush on July 26, 1990. Included in the PSA is a commemorative logo designed by Dan Wilkins as well as historic black and white photographs provided by Tom Olin including a march, the Capitol crawl and other demonstrations by persons with disabilities and their supporters.

The PSA is sponsored by ADA Legacy Project which has been conducting a nation-wide Tour of images and stories leading up the passage of the ADA.

The PSA was created and edited by Helen E. Walsh of Diverse Disability Media to be accessible to all by its utilization of universal design principles, using open caption and open audio description. The PSA additionally provides a long text description of the video for full detail. Ms. Walsh, also announced that she is working on further ADA commemorative projects including a compilation of 30sec. or less smartphone videos from the community answering the question” How will you celebrate ADA25?” In addition to the PSA

Helen Walsh created a YouTube Channel to host these clips and other ADA25 clips.

This PSA and narrative can be accessed on the new YouTube Channel
ADA 25 Celebrate!, at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbUCwPT82s4WnKwnc-vEQyw

For further information on ADA legacy Project go to http://www.adalegacy.com.