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ADA: Celebrating Independence 2021

Last Thursday, Equinox was proud to be a table sponsor for the 2021 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Celebrating Independence event with The Independence Center.

The online celebration of the ADA's 31st anniversary!.

Event includes:

Patricia Yeager, CEO of The Independence Center

  • She provides some history, the journey to where we are today, what still needs to be worked on, and how the Independence Center supports the community.

Amelia Dall, Archelologiest

  • She shares her experience of a great family support system and dives into her roots and journey to becoming an archeologist.

Jeremy Chatelain, Educator

  • He shares the event that created his disability and his shift from being born without a disability to experiencing life with a disability, reflecting on barriers, people's kindness, and technology advancements to help overcome those barriers.

Stephanie Symonette, Writer

  • She shares her diagnosis experience and all the experiences that come along with it. She describes the barriers and misunderstandings that she still experiences as a person with a non-visible disability and her strength in self-advocacy, and the support from the Independence Center center.

Watch the recorded event below. Learn more about the ADA through our 2020 post.


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