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More than three decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed, disabled people continue to have inequitable access to affordable health care, jobs, accessible housing, and other key facets of well-being.

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Spotlight On Disability and Equity
Overhead shot of six disabled people of color at a rooftop deck party. An Indigenous Two-Spirit person with a prosthetic leg smiles directly at the camera and gives a thumbs up while everyone else is engaged in conversation.
The input of people with disabilities is necessary evidence in research and policymaking about issues that affect people with disabilities.
Man in a wheelchair getting in a car
If regulated to ensure accessibility, shared autonomous vehicles could improve mobility for people with disabilities.
Home delivery partnerships reduced food access barriers among people with disabilities, showing the power of making policy responsive to disabled people’s needs and preferences.
Person works at a desk sitting in a wheelchair
In 2021, almost one in every four residents of federally assisted housing reported having a disability.