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  1. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in everyday activities.

  2. Mar 8, 2024 · The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects people with disabilities from discrimination. Disability rights are civil rights. From voting to parking, the ADA is a law that protects people with disabilities in many areas of public life.

    • (Employment) Equal Employment Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities. This title is designed to help people with disabilities access the same employment opportunities and benefits available to people without disabilities.
    • (State and Local Government) Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services. Title II of the ADA prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities in all programs, activities, and services of public entities.
    • (Public Accommodations) Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accommodations and in Commercial Facilities. This title prohibits private places of public accommodation from discriminating against individuals with disabilities.
    • (Telecommunications) This title requires telephone and Internet companies to provide a nationwide system of interstate and intrastate telecommunications relay services that allows individuals with hearing and speech disabilities to communicate over the telephone.
  3. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas, including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government’ programs and services.

  4. May 21, 2024 · Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), U.S. legislation that provided civil rights protections to individuals with physical and mental disabilities and guaranteed them equal opportunity in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. The act, which defined disability as a ...

  5. It is the purpose of this chapter—. (1) to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabilities; (2) to provide clear, strong, consistent, enforceable standards addressing discrimination against individuals with disabilities;

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