ADA Employment Course
(May 2011)



Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with ADA Amendments Act of 2008 Changes

ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Title I Regulations: 29 C.F.R Part 1630 (Revised as of March 2011)

Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Federal law that prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who work in the federal government.

State and Territory Fair Employment Laws and Agencies
List of and links to the states and territories that have fair employment laws comparable to Title I of the ADA.

EEOC Publications
(partial list, for a complete list go to

Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Your Responsibilities as an Employer

Your Employment Rights as an Individual with a Disability

Title I Technical Assistance Manual

Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship Under the ADA

Pre-Employment Disability-Related Questions and Medical Examinations

Disability-Related Inquiries and Medical Examinations of Employees Under the ADA

ADA and Psychiatric Disabilities

Workers' Compensation and the ADA

The Family and Medical Leave Act, the ADA, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964


ADA Centers - National Network
The ten regional ADA Centers provide up-to-date information, referrals, resources, and training on all aspects of the ADA to businesses, employers, government entities, and individuals with disabilities, as well as media and news reporters.
800-949-4232 voice/TTY (connects to the center in your region)

ADA Portal
More than 7,400 documents on all aspects of the ADA (from employment through transportation and architectural access).

ADA Audio Conferences and Webinars and Podcasts
Monthly audioconferences, bi-monthly webinars and weekly podcasts on various aspects of the ADA, many on employment.

ADA National Symposium
Comprehensive yearly conference on the ADA. Hosted by the Network of ADA Centers

ADA Basic Building Blocks Webcourse
A free introductory webcourse on the basic principles and core concepts in the ADA.

ADA Title II Tutorial
A free web tutorial about the requirements applicable to state and local government under Title II of the ADA.

A partnership between the disability and business communities to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through the promotion of technology that is accessible to all.

Department of Justice
The federal agency that provides guidance on and enforces Title II (state and local government services) and Title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities) of the ADA.
800-514-0301 voice
800-514-0383 TTY

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The federal agency that provides guidance on and enforces Title I of the ADA.
800-669-4000 voice
800-669-6820 TTY

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Use JAN’s Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) system to explore accommodation options for people with disabilities from A through Z. Staff consult on specific accommodation needs in a confidential manner. JAN’s services are provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy.
800-232-9675 voice
877-781-9403 TTY

Emergency Evacuation Procedures for Employees with Disabilities

Tax Incentive Package
Information on tax incentives available to businesses to help cover the cost of making access improvements. The first is a tax credit that can be used for architectural adaptations, equipment acquisitions, and services such as sign language interpreters. The second is a tax deduction that can be used for architectural or transportation adaptations.

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