COLUMBUS, Ohio– Martin Yates has actually been living at Boundless Behavioral Wellness facility given that 1998, delighting the group since.
What You Need To Know
- The American with Disabilities Act was signed 31 years ago
- Ever since, technology has actually been established to assist individuals with specials needs live separately
- Martin Yates makes use of modern technology like the Mirror Dot to do what he enjoys as well as make others smile
“I DJ at Xmas celebrations, sometimes also Halloween celebrations,” stated Yates.
Yates has an intellectual special needs, yet modern technology gives him some self-reliance. With the help of his Mirror Dot, he’s able to play songs on his own.
“This is helping me a lot with songs, all the weather, information as well as every little thing else that this thing can do,” claimed Yates.
Dave Powers, Boundless QIDP program coordinator, claimed that’s the objective.
“We’re finding out ways to provide opportunities to do what they need to do,” stated Powers. “Ultimately our goal is to make ourselves less needed.”
The Americans with Disabilities Act is commemorating its 31st anniversary today. It gives millions of Americans accessibility to holiday accommodations, work, transport as well as more. Powers claims the ADA is advancing with its distribution of modern technology to help the handicapped area.
“I assume we’re seeing some activity because area with flexible technology, and also I think we’re going to continue to service that.”
Yates said he would love for more citizens to have accessibility to technology, he even offers to show how to use it.
“I would certainly love to show other individuals to proceed.”
The Americans with Disabilities Act was passed in 1990.