UCP calls on Congress to be more accessible
The Office of Compliance issued its Biennial Report on Congress and the accessibility of the buildings that make up the Capitol complex this week, and the results were staggering: 93% of curb ramps are not ADA compliant, and 54% of the total exterior pathways are a safety risk for people with disabilities. Learn more and read UCP's statement calling on Congress to fix the safety issues immediately, and to work to ensure that all of the problems are fixed.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to
ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities. Together
with nearly 100 affiliates, UCP has a mission to advance the independence,
productivity and full citizenship of people disabilities by supporting more than
176,000 children and adults every day—one person at a time, one family at a time.
UCP works to enact real change—to revolutionize care, raise standards of living
and create opportunities—impacting the lives of millions living with disabilities.
For more than 60 years, UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with
disabilities in every facet of society. Together, with parents and caregivers,
UCP will continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that
increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to
dream their own dreams, for the next 60 years, and beyond. For more information,
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