Ivoirians experience positive impact from the Americans with Disabilities Act

U.S. Embassy Abidjan held three Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)- related activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this ground-breaking law, as well as several postings on social media. On July 22, the Information Resource Center held a panel discussion by disabled activists, including an educator, a CFO, a social entrepreneur and a PhD. student in human development. Sixty-five people attended, many of whom were also living with a disability and members of six different NGOs that advocate for the professional and social integration of disabled people.