25 years Post ADA: A Social Worker’s Experience and Reflections about Environmental Barriers

  • Augustina Naami University of Northern Iowa
Keywords: Ghana, persons with disability, accessibility, barriers, ADA.


25 years post ADA, environment barriers persist in the United States, impacting greatly on the effective socio-economic and political participation of Americans with disabilities in mainstream society.  This narrative reflects a social worker’s experience of environmental challenges in both rural and urban America and suggestions for social work practice and policy.

Author Biography

Augustina Naami, University of Northern Iowa

Assistant Professor

Department of Social Work