Facts for Features: Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act: July 26

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Facts for Features, Release Number: CB17-FF.11, June 6, 2017

From the press release:
On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services.
This Facts for Features provides a demographic snapshot of the U.S. population with a disability and examines various services available to them. The statistics come from various Census Bureau censuses and surveys, covering differing periods of time.