Questions, Help and Training on the ADA

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.

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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.

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Who is the Southeast ADA Center?

The Southeast ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network and a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We are located in Atlanta, Georgia and serve as the regional office for an extended leadership network of Local and State Affiliates from eight (8) states in the U.S. Southeast Region.


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ADA National Network

The ADA National Network through its ten regional ADA Centers across the United States provide information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.

We are not an enforcement or regulatory agency, but a helpful resource supporting the ADA's mission to "make it possible for everyone with a disability to live a life of freedom and equality."

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