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(Updated September 9, 2008)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
Proposal to Revise ADA Regulations
under Title II and Title III

(updated August 26, 2008)


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ADA Standards for Accessible Design,
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to figures, graphics and cross-referenced

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Project Civic Access

Cities, towns, and counties across America take steps
to make programs, services, and facilities accessible

Tool Kit For State And Local Governments

ADA Business Connection
ADA Business Connection
Information for Businesses including ADA Publications,
ADA Business Briefs, Design Standards, and ADA Regulations

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Access for All: Five Years of Progress,
A Report from the Department of Justice on Enforcement
of the Americans with Disabilities Act


ADA Technical Assistance CD-ROM

New ADA Technical Assistance CD-ROM Available
(July 18, 2008)

ADA regulations, ADA design standards and
technical assistance documents all on one CD-ROM

Order New CD-ROM online
or by calling the ADA Information Line

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ADA Information for Law Enforcement
Police Response to People With Disabilities

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ADA Checklist for Emergency Shelters

An ADA Guide for Local Governments:
Making Community Emergency Preparedness
and Response Programs Accessible
to People with Disabilities

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My Country: Online Streaming Video
(New July 25, 2008)

Order DVD online
or by calling the ADA Information Line

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Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities --
an online ADA course for businesses

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ADA Checklist for Polling Places


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ADA Video Gallery
(updated July 25, 2008)

My Country
Ten Small Business Mistakes,
Police Response to People with Disabilities,
ADA Signing Ceremony



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Call to obtain answers to general and technical questions about the ADA and to order technical assistance materials:
800-514-0301 (voice) 800-514-0383 (TTY)

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Technical Assistance Materials

View or download Department of Justice ADA regulations and technical assistance documents for businesses, and state and local governments including the ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

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View or download settlement agreements and consent decrees, ADA Status Reports: Enforcing the ADA, and ADA briefs.

Latest Status Reports:
Enforcing the ADA: A Status Report
From the Department of Justice
(new January 17, 2008)

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The ADA requires the Department to provide technical assistance to businesses, State and local governments, and individuals with responsibilities and rights under the law.

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The Department is authorized to certify building codes that meet or exceed the ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

Final Determination of ADA Equivalency
for the North Carolina Accessibility Code (NCAC)

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(updated June 17, 2008)

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Other Items of Interest

bullet graphic Disability Rights Online News (new August 22, 2008)
A monthly update about the Civil Rights Division's activities in the area of disability rights.

bullet graphic News About University Of Michigan Consent Decree And Ticketing Policy (new August 15, 2008)

bullet graphic  Justice Department Reaches Settlement With University Of Michigan Concerning Football Stadium’s Accessibility For Persons With Disabilities (new March 10, 2008)

bullet graphic Prepared Remarks of Acting Assistant Attorney General Grace Chung Becker at the ADA Business Connection Leadership Meeting, January 7, 2008 | (PDF)

bullet graphic Remarks of Assistant Attorney General Wan J. Kim at 17th ADA Anniversary Commemoration and Signing of Two New Project Civic Access Agreements

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Accessibility for People with Disabilities in the Information Age

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Tennessee v. Lane Appendix

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Faces of the ADA:
ADA Stories and Photos

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"Without the ADA I never would have been able to pursue my dream of playing golf professionally." Casey Martin
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ADA Stories:
Four Communities Improve Civic Access

San Antonio, Texas; Springfield, Missouri; Summers County, West Virginia, and Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Updated September 9, 2008