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Americans with Disabilities Act Has Helped Make Nation More Accessible

Photo gallery shows how Shepherd Center patients have enjoyed a more accessible community.

July 26th will mark the 25th anniversary of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As we celebrate, we take a look in photos of Shepherd Center patients who have experienced a more accessible community thanks, in large part, to the ADA.

For more information on the law and its 25th anniversary, visit

To read more about Shepherd Center's history of advocacy, see this previously published article on our online newsroom.

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neurological conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.