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Watch highlights from the Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary celebration on July 22, 2015 on the Boston Common. The day included great speakers, entertainment, and activities in the heart of Boston. (4:55)

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See highlights from the Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary celebration on July 22, 2015 on the Boston Common. The day included speakers, entertainment, and activities for all ages. (5:21)

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren's remarks on the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilties Act. Closed captions (3:03)

Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey's remarks on the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities act. Open captions (5:16)

Video inviting the community to join the New England ADA Center for the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities act on the Boston Common on July 22, 2015(1:05)

In 2010, over 1,000 people gather on Boston Common to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ADA. Watch highlights of the day! (4:27)

A college student with spina bifida explains the process of negotiating classroom accommodations that make the difference in her achieving academic success. (7:48)

When Valeska was just three years old, her parents were told that she would never go to college. Valeska did struggle in school, but after many years of dropping in and out of school, Valeska, found her way. As an older student with learning disabilities, she shares her strategies for success. Watch Valeska's story. (9:34)

As an infant, Alexander developed a visual impairment. Alexander tells a story about how he covered up his disability all the way to junior high. When his 'cover up' was discovered by his teacher - it changed his life.  Alexander is currently an engineer at Mathworks. (7:12)

Danielle always wanted to be a nurse. While in nursing school, she is told by the Dean of Nursing she cannot become a nurse because she is missing her right hand. Watch Danielle find ways to negotiate an accommodation, succeed in nursing school, and land a job as a pediatric nurse. (9:42)

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