TITLE

WE MUST IMPROVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

AUTHOR(S)
Harkin, Tom
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Ability Magazine;Jun/Jul2011, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
The article presents a letter by Democratic Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa to readers of this journal on his advocacy for people with disabilities and his commitment to fully implement the Americans With Disabilities Act.
ACCESSION #
82749226

 

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