Author of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to the show.
July 19, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Joyce welcomes The Honorable Tony Coelho, author of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to the show.  Mr. Coelho will discuss the efforts to pass the ADA leading up to July 26, 1990 and his tireless work on both the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).  CRPD is an international human rights treaty intended to protect the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities. Parties to the Convention are required to promote, protect, and ensure the full enjoyment of human rights by persons with disabilities and ensure that they enjoy full equality under the law.

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