(CBS DETROIT) – It’s been 31 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law, and Detroit is commemorating the date with new plans to help those with disabilities.
“In Detroit, we recognize the challenges members of our disabled community face when trying to access information, city services, or opportunities,” said Mayor Duggan. “Detroiters should be proud of the fact their city now has an office dedicated to addressing these needs and the creation of this three-year plan is a huge step forward.”READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
Key elements of the city’s new three-year plan, include:READ MORE: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
- Increasing housing availability
- Improving healthcare and transportation access
- Increasing hiring, and implementing policies and practices throughout City government and the community
- Improving access to digital content.
This is the city’s first-ever strategic plan to help residents with disabilities.
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