The ADA at 25: What's next for disability rights?

Story highlights

  • Sunday is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The law protects people from discrimination based on a disability
  • Despite major strides in equality, challenges remain for people with disabilities

(CNN)Wrestler and martial artist Kyle Maynard has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, traveled the world and won an ESPY Award. It may come as a surprise to some people that he's done all of it, and more, as a quadruple amputee.

But it's not surprising to him.
    "If you have a physical disability, it does not mean that you're weak," he said. "You're not fragile."
      Maynard spreads that message as an advocat