Individuals with Disabilities

Various signs of accessibility - service dog, hearing, vision, interpreting, companion, mobility, accessible transporation, large print, female accessible rest room, TTY, braille, inclined route

The ADA is a significant federal civil rights law, designed to prevent discrimination against individuals with disabilities in many situations. The ADA covers certain employment situations, all programs and services of state and local governments, many private businesses, and certain telecommunication services.

For documents and resources related to employment, check out the "Job Seekers and Employees with Disabilities" section below.

Also, visit the ADA National Network’s “People with Disabilities” pages to find out more about the ADA, and don’t forget to check out our "Publications" page to find ADA documents and our "Resources" page to find links to information on a variety of disability-related topics.