What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

The Americans with Disabilities Act is a federal law guaranteeing equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. You can find information about ADA at http://www.ada.gov/.

Information about local disability-related laws and regulations in states and localities are available at: http://www.disability.gov.

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Content last reviewed on September 11, 2014