The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The ADA is a comprehensive civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. The ADA provides legal protections to individuals with disabilities in the areas of employment, state and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, transportation, and [...]

2021-10-20T20:37:58+00:00Published: November 21st, 2016|Tags: |

When is a Covered Entity Not Required to Provide Specified Services?

When is a Covered Entity Not Required to Provide Specified Services? The regulations for implementing Titles II and III of the ADA include “defenses.” These are circumstances in which the covered entity is not required to provide specified services. For example, a covered entity is not required to provide auxiliary aids and services if it can [...]

2022-03-24T13:40:56+00:00Published: October 18th, 2016|Tags: |

Policy Brief: Department of Justice Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Governments under Title II of the ADA

In May 2016, DOJ published a Supplemental Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SANPR) on the accessibility of state and local government websites under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). […]

2020-07-11T15:13:27+00:00Published: May 24th, 2016|Tags: |