A poster showing a theater full of empty seats is captioned with "For someone in a wheelchair there isn't a seat in the house."

A poster showing a theater full of empty seats is captioned with 'For someone in a wheelchair there isn't a seat in the house.'

In some places, compliance with the ADA was resisted, which this Easter Seals poster points out. Providing accessible seating is a simple change and just a part of a business's legal liability after the ADA.

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In their own words

Those with disabilities share their personal stories.

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Missouri History Museum exhibition

Americans with Disabilities Act: 20 Years Later.
June 26, 2010
to Jan 8, 2012

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