WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This day marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, commercial facilities, employment, transportation, state and local government services and telecommunications. Unless otherwise indicated, all the data are from the Americans with Disabilities: 2005 report at http:// www.census.gov/prod/2008pubs/p70-117.pdf.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)
Facts for Features -- 20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act: July 26
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO)Population Distribution54 millionNumber of people who have a disability. They represent 19 percent of the civilian noninstitutionalized population.By age --5 percent of children 5 to 17 have disabilities.10 percent of people 18 to...