wonderful article published by NPR by Linton Weeks | June 19, 2015
The article is on the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, still worth the read.
"There was a lot of ignorance about the interests and abilities of people with disabilities," Neas says. "Discrimination and low expectations were part of the mainstream culture. Why would someone who uses a wheelchair want to go to the movies? Why would someone who is blind want to eat in a restaurant?"