Marlee Matlin at the 20th AADA

July 29, 2010

Photo from google

I just stumbled upon the video about the recent 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with Deaf actress Marlee Matlin as one of the speakers. (To watch, forward the video to 12:51 minutes). Click the link below:


To read the transcript of US President Barack Obama’s remarks during the above anniversary, click:


It is interesting to note that just like in the Philippines, the PWDs in America also suffer the same disregard from the non-PWD sector, i.e in employment, facilities, etc. But of course, according to some friends, they comparatively have better resources and are being offered better privileges and benefits.


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