A seated man types on a typewriter using a mouth stick

A seated man types on a typewriter using a mouth stick.

Assistive technology enables people with disabilities to accomplish many basic actions. This means that many people with disabilities can live independently, a right that was upheld by the Supreme Court in the Olmstead Decision.

Courtesy Of Post-Polio Health International

In their own words

Those with disabilities share their personal stories.

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Opening more
than doors

Browse images and artifacts.

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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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