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ABA

abbreviation for AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION.
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He began by working to establish a ramp for wheelchair accessibility to the Library of Congress, which led to making all public buildings in Washington, D.C., accessible to the disabled as part of the Architectural Barriers Act. Ironically, during his period of greatest achievement for the disabled community, profound depression set in.
* The Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 mandated that all buildings and transportation facilities constructed, altered, or financed by the federal government be accessible to, and usable by, people with mobility, visual, and auditory disabilities.
Gallagher who conceived and drafted what became the first national law on disability rights, the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968.
This single disc also contains all of the statutes, regulations, and requirements for compliance under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Fair Housing Amendments Act, Architectural Barriers Act, Vietnam Era Veterans Act, Voting Rights Accessibility Act, and more.
Section 502 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act created the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB) to enforce the accessibility standards of the 1968 Architectural Barriers Act (Rubin & Roessler, 1987).
Access Board, I had the privilege of participating in an event today celebrating the anniversary of the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) of 1968 and the fifty years of progress it helped spark.
On November 26, 2013, the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) added regulations for Outdoor Recreation Facilities that require accessible trails, access routes, and clear spaces within campsites, common areas, and picnic areas have firm and stable surfaces.
Access Board will use this document in developing guidelines on accessible-courthouse design under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Architectural Barriers Act.

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