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Edward Steinfeld Reflects on the Legacy of the ADA in Curbed Magazine

The Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 25

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Published July 23, 2015

"It's created a society in which people know they have to provide accessibility, and treat people with disabilities with dignity and respect. I think everyone has experienced the impact in some way, and it's not because they have a disability." In a comprehensive article from, Dr. Edward Steinfeld, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Architecture and director of the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, weighs in on the impact of ADA.