Guest blog post: Just Not Feeling It: Happy 24th, ADA! by Anita Cameron

Disability Visibility Project

The following is an excerpt of a blog posted on 7/26/14:

Just Not Feeling It: Happy 24th, ADA!

Anita Cameron

I’ve been in a Grumpy Cat state of mind, of late, and today being the 24th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) hasn’t changed that one bit. In fact, if anything, it’s made me even grumpier. Why?  I just don’t feel like celebrating when we have so far to go with it.

Now folks, before you start hating on me, realize that this is coming from MY experience and My perspective. I certainly don’t want to minimize YOUR lived experience, so if, as I’ve seen from the numerous #becauseoftheADA Facebook and Twitter posts, you’ve benefitted from the ADA, that is wonderful!

Again, before you start hating, realize that I busted my butt along with other disbility rights activists for passage of the ADA, culminating in…

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