ADA - The Americans with Disabilities Act
Relevant Agencies & Organizations
- DOJ ADA Enforcement Page
The Department of Justice enforces the ADA’s requirements in three areas: Title I: Employment practices by units of State and local government; Title II: Programs, services, and activities of State and local government; and Title III: Public accommodations and commercial facilities. This site includes status reports; settlements; briefs; DOJ press releases;
how to file complaints; mediation program; and the ADA Litigation Project
- EEOC–Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Offers technical assistance to the public concerning the employment provisions of title I of the ADA.
- FCC–Federal Communications Commission
Offers technical assistance to the public concerning the communication provisions of title IV of the ADA.
- U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
Offers technical assistance to the public concerning transportation and related provisions of titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
- The Access Board
Officially known as the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board this agency offers technical assistance to the public on the ADA Accessibility Guidelines.
- DBTAC–Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) in ten regions of the country to provide resources and technical assistance on the ADA. The DBTAC has established ten regional centers to provide information, training, and technical assistance to employers, people with disabilities, and other entities with responsibilities under the ADA. The centers act as a "one-stop" central, comprehensive resource on ADA issues in employment, public services, public accommodations, and communications. Each center works closely with local business, disability, governmental, rehabilitation, and other professional networks to provide ADA information and assistance. Visit the web site to find your regional center.
- Project ACTION
Funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide ADA information and publications on making transportation accessible.
- JAN–The Job Accommodation Network
A free telephone consulting service funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. It provides information and advice to employers and people with disabilities on reasonable accommodation in the workplace.