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Book Selections and Health Resources: Disability Health

Americans With Disabilities Act

One in 4 U.S. adults - 61 million Americans - has a disability that impacts major life activities. Some people are born with one, some people acquire one as a result of an illness or injury, and some people develop one or more as they age. The NNLM Reading Club celebrates the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law on July 26, 1990, which prohibits discrimination in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. How can we help your library celebrate, too?

Start the conversation!

Choose one of the three NNLM Reading club books. Then download the discussion guide, promotional materials, and corresponding health information. Short on time? No worries! Apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book Kit while supplies last!

Cover images of books selected for Disability Health

Switched On by John Elder Robison | Every Note Played: A Novel by Lisa Genova | Tough As They Come by Travis Miles