Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

National legislation giving civil rights protection to individuals with disabilities.

In addition to issues around physical access to buildings and services, there are specific policies and requirements for access to information.

  • ADA Standards Compliance- Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards that were published by the Department of Justice in 2010
  • Section 508 -  an amendment to the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973, a federal law mandating that all electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by the federal government be accessible to people with disabilities
  • WCAG 2.0 Standards - web accessibility standards

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