How is Long COVID Protected By ADA? Lex Frieden (an ADA author) on Civil Rights in a Pandemic – Ask Dr. Drew

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This week marks the 32nd anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act. Lex Frieden, one of the ADA’s architects, joins Ask Dr. Drew LIVE to discuss civil rights and how the ADA protects COVID-19 long-haulers from discrimination in employment, transportation, and equal access.

Lex Frieden, MA, LLD (hon) is a professor at UT Health School of Biomedical Informatics and directs the Independent Living Research Utilization program at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research at Memorial Hermann. He is best known as being one of the architects of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Yesterday (July 26, 2022) was the 32nd anniversary of this landmark legislation.


Links & Notes From This Episode

AAPD: The American Association for people with Disabilities – aapd.com

Call the ADA National Network at 1-800-949-4232 – adata.org

Kaleb mentioned the new iteration of LivePD on Reelz called On Patrol: LIVE – reelz.com/show/on-patrol-live/


Ask Dr. Drew is produced by Kaleb Nation and Susan Pinsky. This show is for entertainment and/or informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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