What is the ADA?
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that protects qualified individuals with disabilities from discrimination and provides for equal access and opportunity in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications.
Explore about ADA
- State & Local Government
- Vocational Rehabilitation
Ask Your ADA Questions
- Call: 404-541-9001
- Email Southeast ADA Center
Learn about ADA
- ADA Basics webcourse (adabasics.org)
- ADA Live! (adalive.org)
- Accessibility Online Webinars (accessibilityonline.org)
- National ADA Symposium (adasymposium.org)
Learn More: Training & Resources for ADA
Celebrate the ADA
Throughout the year and for the ADA Anniversary (July 26), celebrate the progress made through implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in your workplaces, schools, and communities. The ADA was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.
- Sign the ADA Pledge!
- Monthly Themes & Ideas to Celebrate ADA
- Social Media Posts & Tweets to Celebrate the ADA
Learn More: ADA Anniversary Tool Kit (adaanniversary.org)